Boy, 12, dies after falling into grain silo
A 12-year-old boy has died after falling into a grain silo on a farm in the State’s South West yesterday.
The boy and an 11-year-old were sitting on the silo as it was being towed across a farm in Dinninup, east of Boyup Brook.
The boys both accidentally fell into the grain silo and despite resuscitation attempts the 12-year-old died at the scene.
Police say the boys were helping a family friend when the incident occurred.
Worksafe were advised and a report will be prepared for the coroner.
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