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Body Still Buried At Collapsed Grain Silo In Roy

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File photo of a grain silo. (Photo by David Greedy/Getty Images)

File photo of a grain silo. (Photo by David Greedy/Getty Images)

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ROY, Wash. (AP) — Emergency responders hope to have a collapsed grain silo stabilized Wednesday so they can recover the body of a man who was buried under tons of corn when the structure gave way Monday in Roy, Wash.

Workers have been reinforcing two damaged silos that threaten to spill their grain at the scene where workers need to dig out the body.

The man in his 50s was an employee of Wilcox Farms. He was doing routine maintenance when the silo collapsed.

The grain silos mix chicken feed for the company that produces eggs sold throughout the Northwest.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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