Man Falls Down Manhole in DeKalb County Farm Accident

DEKALB COUNTY (WIFR) -- A man has been rescued after falling nearly 20 feet down a manhole during a farm accident in DeKalb County.

The 47 year-old has been airlifted to a Rockford Hospital, his injuries are unknown. It happened at around 6:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Illini Farms Swine Facility on Baseline Road in Kingston. Two workers at the farm tired to pull the victim out but had to be rescued by emergency crews. They were treated and expected to be ok. We'll bring you more information as soon as it becomes available.


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