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November 02, 2017 | Feed & Grain Staff

Grain Engulfment Death in Hamilton, TX

Rope failure led to fall into silo

Grain Engulfment Death in Hamilton, TX

KWTX's John Carroll reported on the death of David Amaro who became engulfed in grain in a silo at Bottlinger Grain Company in Hamilton, TX.

Amaro was secured with a rope inside the silo while grain was being loaded. The rope failed and Amaro fell into the silo and was quickly covered in grain.

First responders were not able to rescue Amaro in time, his body was finally recovered after two hours. 

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