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Man dies after fall into feed silo

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Farm employee Mark Krewald, 49, Campbellsport, died after falling into a feed silo and becoming entangled in an auger.

The Fond du Lac County sheriff's deputies said four co-workers were cleaning old feed out of a silo near Eden Monday, June 20, when Krewald lost his balance. He fell into the auger, which was pulling up the old feed.

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A co-worker turned off the machine, but Krewald's legs were trapped inside. Rescue personnel were called, and they extricated him from the machinery.

Krewald died about half an hour after rescuers were first notified.

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