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.

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

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