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Official: Worker dies when silo collapses in Tennessee

March 11, 2018

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — An official says a man has died in a silo collapse in Tennessee.

WJHL-TV reports that Washington County Emergency Management Agency Director Nes Levotch says 30 feet of sawdust collapsed on a man working inside a silo in Johnson City on Saturday.

Officials on the scene said the worker was cleaning up after a fire at the silo last week.

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This story has been corrected to say sawdust instead of salt dust.

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Information from: WJHL-TV, http://www.wjhl.com/

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