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IOSHA Investigates Merrillville Worksite Death

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The Lake County Coroner’s determined the cause of death of a construction worker who died at a work site in Merrillville Friday afternoon.

Stephen Lewis was electrocuted at the workplace site in the 73-hundred block of Taft Street.  The 34-year-old Rolling Prarie man was a member of Laborers Union Local 645 and was working for H&G Underground Utlities of LaPorte.

The death is being investigated by the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration. An IOSHA spokeswoman said the results of the investigation won’t be available for several months.


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