A 56-year-old man is dead after an accident at a farm in the Township of Malahide on Monday.

Elgin County OPP were called to the family-run farm on Imperial Road around 3:25 p.m.

Police say the owner/operator of the farm fell into a grain silo while "attempting to loosen corn from the auger while extracting it from the silo."

Patrick Unger, 56, was pronounced dead at the scene.

No foul play is suspected.