WAKARUSA, Ind. (AP) -- Authorities in northern Indiana say a 9-year-old boy has died after being trapped under a pile of cornmeal.

The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department says police were called Sunday night to the site near the town of Wakarusa. The Elkhart Truth reports (http://bit.ly/GTRdHd ) the boy was pronounced dead at Elkhart General Hospital.

Details about the circumstances of the boy's death weren't immediately released as police and the coroner's office continued their investigations.


Information from: The Elkhart Truth, http://www.etruth.com

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