Farmer Trapped in Grain Chute

A Belvidere farmer is recovering at Saint Anthony's Hospital after being trapped in a grain chute on the back of his farm truck.

It happened around 3pm along Beloit Road in a rural part of Belvidere.

Boone county Sheriff's Deputies say the man was taken by helicopter to the hospital with life-threatening injures.The victim was able to make a phone call for help from his cell phone. No other injuries have been reported.

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