UPDATE: Man identified in fatal silo accident in Stockton

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UPDATE: STOCKTON, Ill. (WIFR) -- A man is dead after falling into a grain silo in Stockton.

76-year-old Roger Hubb was pulled from a silo on a Stockton farm around 9:30 Thursday night.

Emergency officials say he fell into the grain silo around 5:30 Thursday evening. Multiple fire departments and a helicopter responded to the scene to try to rescue him but were not able to find him in time.


Updated: 10:56 on August 18, 2016

UPDATE: STOCKTON, Ill. (WIFR) -- Crews tell 23 News that the body of a 75-year-old man has been found. They say he was found in the silo around 9:20PM.

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Posted at 7:08 on August 18, 2016

STOCKTON, Ill. (WIFR) – Multiple emergency crews are responding to a silo rescue in Stockton.

According to the Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office, they along with Stockton Fire and Ambulance, Warren Fire, Lena Fire, Pearl City Fire, a Stephenson County technical rescue team, and a Lifeline helicopter were all dispatched to the scene.

We’re told the call came in just before 5:45 p.m. in the 1400 block of South Willow Road in Stockton.

Details are limited at this time. We will continue to update you on this developing story as we learn more.



 
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