ONE PERSON KILLED IN TYSON GRAIN SILO COLLAPSE
The Howard County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call at 2:47 A.M. on December 9th, 2010 advising that a grain silo had collapsed at the Tyson’s Feed Mill located at 520 Mission Drive in Nashville, AR. Emergency response personnel responded to the call and began the search and rescue effort for the one person that was unaccounted for. At approximately 2:00 P.M. December 9th, 2010 rescue workers recovered the body of Johnny Wayne Needham, 48 years old, of 1404 Hwy. 317 Lockesburg, AR. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by the Howard County Coroner's Office. The body will be sent to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory for an autopsy. Numerous individuals and emergency response departments assisted in the search and rescue effort.
SHERIFF BUTCH MORRIS