Vandalia man dies in grain bin accident

A Vandalia man died in a grain bin accident last Thursday.
Fayette County Coroner David Harris reported that he responded to an accidental, farm-related death northeast of Shafter and several miles southwest of Ramsey at about 6 p.m. on Thursday.
Leon P. Matzker, 70, died in the grain bin accident on the family farm.
Harris also reported that he responded on Sunday, May 3, to a local nursing home due to the death of a recently admitted patient and toa residence south of Brownstown on the evening of Monday, May 4, for an in-home death.
At 2:30 a.m. last Wednesday, Harris responded to a residence in Vandalia for the death of a 29-year-old male.
An autopsy was performed at HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham last Thursday, and no futher information was released.

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