East Chicago steel mill accident kills 1, injures 2
An industrial accident killed a father of three and injured two co-workers at a steel mill in East Chicago.
It happened Wednesday at the Arcelor Mittal Indiana Harbor West mill — formerly LTV Steel.
The workers were hit by falling debris in the mill’s #3 steel production facility.
The dead man was identified as 39-year-old Michael Samuelson of Valparaiso; his co-workers’ injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.