Life Claimed Thursday At Crystal Valley Cooperative In Hope

Fri 6-17-2022

(Hope)- A life was claimed on Thursday evening at Crystal Valley Cooperative in Hope. Emergency services were called around 9:20 pm, with rescue efforts beginning as soon as possible.

A Crystal Valley employee became engulfed in a grain bin while unloading a train, leading to his deaths. The name of the employee is being withheld at this time pending family notification, and the incident itself is under investigation. Crystal Valley Cooperative is closed today due to the incident.

In a statement, Crystal Valley extends their heartfelt appreciation to emergency services and volunteers on side, as well as their condolences to the employee's family and friends.