The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office has identified 63 year old Ryan Erickson from rural Lake Lillian as the man who died during the storm in Kandiyohi County on Thursday night.
On May 12, 2022 at approximately 6:59 pm, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office was called to an address in the 17000 block of 45th St. SE, Lake Lillian, MN about a missing adult male in the area of where a large grain bin had just blown over by storms in the area.
Emergency responders arrived and began a search which eventually led to the discovery of Ryan Erickson deceased under the collapsed grain bin.
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Blomkest Fire Department, Lake Lillian Ambulance, Willmar Fire Department, Kandiyohi County Rescue Squad, Kandiyohi County Emergency Management and the Atwater Police Department.