The accident happened Tuesday evening near Palmyra, Missouri
PALMYRA, Mo. – A 63-year-old northeast Missouri man is dead after falling into a grain bin. KTVO-TV reports that the accident happened Tuesday evening near Palmyra, Missouri. The victim was identified Wednesday as Theodore Smith Jr. of Philadelphia, Missouri. Marion County Coroner Rick Jones said Smith died of suffocation, and the incident has been ruled an accident. Palmyra is about 125 miles north of St. Louis.