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Steel Worker Killed In Accident

Last updated on Monday, January 14, 2008

(EAST CHICAGO) - A steel worker was killed over the weekend while working at an arcelormittal blast furnace.

23-year-old Jason Belko of Hobart was pinned between a train and another piece of equipment and was crushed to death.

Company officials say a radio-controlled rail car operator was riding the remote control locomotive and had a collision with a dump truck.

The incident remains under investigation.

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