Duke Energy worker dies in accident in southern Indiana

May 14, 2018

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Police in southern Indiana say a man has died in an apparent industrial accident at a Duke Energy power plant.

New Albany Police Chief Todd Bailey says 65-year-old Clarence Silviking Jr. was pronounced dead at a Louisville, Kentucky, hospital from injuries sustained in the accident Monday morning at Duke’s Gallagher Station.

Bailey says in a news release the incident was “believed to be an accident.”

Duke issued a statement confirming the death and saying it will conduct a “thorough investigation” into the incident.

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