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Worker Dies from Fall at Waupaca Foundry Near Tell City

Indiana State Police say a Kentucky man died Saturday night from a fall inside the Waupaca Foundry near Tell City.

Police say 45-year-old Bobby Felty of Owensboro was working as a contractor at the foundry when decking on a furnace gave way and he fell about 55 feet to a concrete floor.

Felty was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say Felty was not wearing any type of safety device at the time.

He worked for Stewart Industrial of Owensboro.

The foundry produces brake parts, crankshafts and other components for trucks, trailers and other vehicles.

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