Man dies while replacing a motor on a silo in north Caddo Parish

MGN Online
Monday, August 26, 2013 - 8:11pm

A Shreveport man is dead after a man hit his head on a catwalk while trying to replace a motor on a silo Monday evening.

It happened at the Gilliam Elevator in north Caddo Parish just before 5:00 p.m.

Ross Lynn, 33, was helping an electrician replace a motor on a silo on the family property when a tensioner broke causing Lynn to get tangled in the equipment.

Witnesses say Lynn hit his head on a catwalk, but official cause of death has yet to be determined.

Lynn was pronounced dead at the scene.


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