Truck Driver Dies After Silo Collapse

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) - A silo has collapsed at Owensboro Grain Co. in western Kentucky, killing a truck driver and injuring a worker.

Deputy Daviess County Coroner Darrell Day says the man who died was 77-year-old Shelby Morris of Owensboro.

The Messenger-Inquirer of Owensboro reported on its Web site that the collapse was reported about 7 a.m. CDT Wednesday and emergency crews responded to the scene.

Owensboro Grain chief financial officer Jeff Erb told the paper that the injured employee worked for the company and the truck driver worked for Rudy Farms.
Information from: Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer,

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  • by Debbie Location: Ky on Oct 2, 2008 at 06:41 AM
    How sad- my prayers go out to this family!!


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