Worker Falls To His Death in Tell City

State Police Conduct Death Investigation in Tell City

Tell City: Indiana State Trooper Jeremy Galloway responded to the ThyssenKrupp Waupaca Foundry to conduct a death investigation after a worker had fallen and died Saturday evening.

An ISP investigation shows that 45 year old Bobby E. Felty of Owensboro, was working inside the foundry in Cupola Furnace #2 when the decking he was standing on gave way. Felty fell approximately 55 feet and landed on a concrete floor.

First responders working at the foundry responded immediately and Perry County EMS was dispatched however Felty was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Trooper Galloway, Felty was not wearing any type of safety device at the time of the fall.

Felty was an onsite contractor working for Stewart Industrial of Owensboro.

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