A 72-year-old man who was trapped in a grain silo has died, according to the man's family.

Barry County sheriff's deputies were called around 10 a.m. Thursday to 10247 Coats Grove Road in Woodland Township, north and east of Thornapple Lake.

Authorities said the man was trapped beneath several feet of corn. Dispatch says there are no signs of life.

Dispatchers say authorities are now focused on recovering the body of the man.

Aero Med was called to the scene, according to emergency responders.

Google Earth view of the area where the silo accident occurred.