Boy killed in silo accident was from Ocean Reef

An Ocean Reef boy died in a silo accident on Sunday. Picture: file image
An Ocean Reef boy died in a silo accident on Sunday. Picture: file image

POLICE have confirmed a boy who died after falling into a grain silo in WA’s south on Sunday was from Ocean Reef.

The victim (12) was with an 11-year-old boy sitting on the back of a silo being towed by a vehicle on a family friend’s farm in Dinninup near Boyup Brook about 5pm.

Police said the boys both fell into the grain silo.

The 11-year-old boy survived but the older child died at the scene despite resuscitation attempts.

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.

Worksafe officers were expected to visit the site today.

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