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Accident at ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor Kills Contractor

Written by Sandy Williams

An industrial accident at ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor West killed a contractor and injured two co-workers on Wednesday morning. The contractors were working in the No. 3 steel production facility, formerly the LTV steel mill, when they were hit by falling debris.

“ArcelorMittal is extremely saddened to confirm a fatal incident involving a contractor at the ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor No. 3 steel production facility on Wednesday morning,” spokesman William Steers said. “Two additional employees with the same contractor were injured as a result of the incident but the injuries are not thought to be life-threatening at this time.”

An investigation of the incident is underway.

“The ArcelorMittal family extends our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of the deceased and those injured,” Steers said.

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