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Duke Energy Employee Dies In Workplace Accident At Facility In New Albany

Last updated on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

(NEW ALBANY) - New Albany Police say a man died in a workplace accident Monday morning at a Duke Energy facility in southern Indiana.

The employee has been identified as 65-year-old Clarence Silviking.

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Authorities say it happened at the Gallagher Station off Hwy. 111 in New Albany.

When emergency responders arrived at the scene, they provided aid to Silviking. He was taken to U of L Hospital, but died from his injuries.

A Duke Energy spokesperson released the following statement after Silviking's death:

It is with deep sadness that we confirm that this morning a Duke Energy employee sustained fatal injuries while working at Gallagher Station in New Albany, Ind. We don't have other details to share at this time, but we will be doing a thorough investigation. We extend our deepest, heartfelt sympathies to the employee's family and friends, including those with whom he worked.

The investigation into the accident is ongoing.

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