UPDATE: 72-year-old man dies in silo accident


Emergency dispatchers in Barry County say a man is trapped in a grain silo and there is “no sign of life”, according to our sister station WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids. 

The operation is now focusing on recovering the body. 

Police were called around 10:00 a.m. to 10247 Coats Grove Road in Woodland Township, that’s about 20 miles west of Grand Ledge.

They say the man’s body is beneath several feet of corn. He is believed to be in his 70s.

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