Fatal Workplace Accident in Shakopee
SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — Police say a man has died in an accident at malt production plant in Shakopee.
Officers were called to Rahr Malting Co. about 9:15 p.m. Monday where a worker was found dead in a grain bin. Investigators say the man's fall into the bin was apparently accidental. Police say it's not known how long the victim was in the grain bin before he was found by co-workers.
Authorities say the victim is a 58-year-old man from South St. Paul. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will investigate.