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Woman Dies in Grain Bin Accident

Barbara Smith, 76, was engulfed while offloading corn at her Indiana farm

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State police confirm a New Castle woman was killed Friday in a farming accident in rural Henry County, Indiana, reports WTHR.

Investigators learned that James and Barbara Smith, 76, were offloading corn from the grain bin on their farm Friday afternoon.

Emergency crews searched for two hours before they located Smith inside the grain bin, which contained between eight to 10 feet of corn. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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