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By Phillis Fleshman
Bryan Reckrodt, age 61, of Unionville, Mo. was recovered from a grain bin on Friday, February 3, 2023 after being trapped by the contents.
The Putnam County E-911 Center received the call just before 3:30 p.m. Multiple fire departments and emergency services responded to the farm south of Unionville near Lemons, MO, off of Missouri Highway 5 After searching the grain bin for an hour and 45 minutes, crews recovered the body. The grain bin was approximately 3/4 full of soybeans and was being augured out at the time.
The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Unionville Fire Department. Lemons Fire Department, Putnam County Ambulance, Milan Fire Department, Green City Fire Department, Grundy.
County Fire Department Trenton Fire Department Galt Fire Department. Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office helicopter MU 1 out of Moberly and help from numerous community members.