A worker was fatally injured this past February at Carbide Industries in Louisville, KY.
Carbide Industries is calling this a “workplace accident.” At least one news report described the incident as an electrocution. The investigation is ongoing.
A company spokesperson said, “The company takes employee safety very seriously and is working with government authorities to determine the cause of this incident.”
The accident took place early in the morning of February 15, 2018. The worker was taken to University Hospital; doctors there pronounced the victim dead less than an hour later.