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Employee dies in accident at Duke Energy facility in New Albany

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A worker was killed on May 14, 2018, at this Duke Energy plant off Hwy. 111 in New Albany, Indiana. A worker was killed on May 14, 2018, at this Duke Energy plant off Hwy. 111 in New Albany, Indiana.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- 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 Sieveking.

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 Sieveking. He was taken to U of L Hospital, but died from his injuries. 

A Duke Energy spokesperson released the following statement after Sieveking'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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