Emergency crews find victim's body in Waveland grain bin

One person has died after falling into a Montgomery County grain bin.

Posted: Nov 22, 2019 4:55 PM
Updated: Nov 23, 2019 4:45 PM

WAVELAND, Ind. (WTHI) - One young man has died after falling into a Montgomery County grain bin.

Montgomery County Sheriff Ryan Needham told News 10, 18-year-old Colten Howard from Rural Waveland, Ind. fell into a grain bin around noon on Friday.

Howard was an employee at Ramsay Farms in Waveland.

Just before 10:00 Friday night, News 10 learned first responders recovered Howard's body from inside of the bin.

The sheriff says situations like this are always a difficult for those involved but the community has really stepped up to help.

Rescuers cut several holes into the side of the grain bin in an attempt to recover Howard's body. 

We're told Howard has connections to Rockville, Ind.

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