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Man dies after falling at grain elevator in Willmar

The man's identity has not been released.

A man died in a fall while working at a business in Willmar early Tuesday morning. 

According to Willmar Police Department, authorities were dispatched to the Farm Service Elevator located at 3939 1st Ave. on a report of a man who fell and struck his head around 4:20 a.m. 

The 56-year-old worker fell from a balcony area over a grain truck and hit his head. He was unresponsive when paramedics arrived, and was pronounced dead after being transported to Rice Memorial Hospital. 

Authorities won't release the victim's identity until family has been properly notified. 

Willmar Police Department, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office and Willmar Ambulance Service responded to the scene. 

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