-- MICHELLE --
GOOD EVENING, I'M MICHELLE LI...
ERIC IS OFF TONIGHT.
IT HAPPENED THIS MORNING AROUND 11-15...
DRY HOLLOW ROAD" IN "LIBERTY TOWNSHIP
NEWS THREE'S JESSICA ARP HAS THE LATEST FROM THE SCENE.
despite this being a rescue that crews in this area
train for, they say they couldnt save a 9 year old
that was trapped in this grant county grain bin :18
they cut holes in the side of the corn bin to get
the corn out, let the corn start flowing :21 cut on
all sides to keep it level so there wasnt more weight
on one side than the other :25 and just to get the
ocrn out to get the child out :28
MULTIPLE FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND TECHNICAL RESCUE CREWS
WORKED FOR MORE THAN AN HOUR UNTIL THEY FOUND THE
WHO WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE.
SHERIFF'S OFFICIALS SAY HE WAS INSIDE HELPING FAMILY
MEMBERS FREE A STUCK AUGER.
they were cleaning it out because the auger was either
plugged or trying to get it unplugged to get the corn
out :41and the auger must have gave way or the corn
gave way and the kid fell in :47
NAT OF MED FLIGHT
MED FLIGHT WAS CALLED BUT ULTIMATELY NOT NEEDED...
AND DESPITE THE CHILD'S YOUNG AGE...
OFFICIALS SAY IT'S THE TYPE OF THING THAT MAY HAPPEN
ON A FARM.
we're not looking at any foul play or criminal activiety,
anything like that :38
sheriffs officials confirmed the family who lives
here on this farm is mennonite, but they have not
yet released the name of the child who died as family
is still being notified.
in grant co, jarp, wisc news three :50