Tragedy in Rickenbach SZ: Farmer suffocates in silo

Tragic work accident in Rickenbach SZ: A farmer was busy in a silo filled with silage on Monday around 6 p.m. when the 68-year-old lost consciousness because of the released gases and the low oxygen content.

With fatal consequences: Despite immediate rescue by relatives and immediate resuscitation measures, the casualty died on site, as the Schwyz cantonal police wrote in a message on Tuesday. (jmh)

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