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5-year-old dies in Lawrence County after getting caught in grain silo

ETHRIDGE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A child died Saturday afternoon after becoming entangled in a grain silo.  

Fire crews responded to the call in the area of Red Hill Road in Ethridge, Tennessee.  

The five-year-old, identified as Shawn Hudson Corum, became entangled in an augur system inside the grain silo. Multiple fire departments and EMS units responded to the scene and worked tirelessly to save him.  

The little boy was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Shawn was in Tennessee visiting family from Victor, Idaho.  


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