Farmer dies in grain bin accident

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Updated: Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:59:15 CST

The small town of Edgar has been hit by tragedy after tragedy in the last year. From a tornado ripping through town to a grain elevator explosion. Today, a farmer killed in a grain bin accident.

According to the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Allen Watson of Fairfield was found dead inside his grain bin. He was 66 years old.

Watson was loading two trucks of grain. His wife was there assisting him. He got trapped inside the bin and later died. The Clay County Sheriff tells News 5 that they are waiting on an autopsy.