Fatal Grain Bin Accident

West Bend, IA (KICD)–A West Bend man passed away following a Thursday evening grain bin accident.

The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office were called out shortly before 9:00 p.m.  28-year-old Adam Wirtz had climbed into a grain bin to perform some maintenance and fell in.

West Bend and Emmetsburg Ambulance were paged and took Wirtz to the Palo Alto County Hospital where he later died.