Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Death in Welspun accident UPDATE

Posted By on Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 6:49 AM

Fox 16 reports a worker was killed last night by falling pipe at the Welspun factory on Frazier Pike. Another worker was injured.

UPDATE FROM LRPD:

Frederick Bogar, 61, of Jacksonville, was killed in the accident and William Durham, 38, of North Little Rock was injured and airlifted to Baptist Medical Center for treatment of a leg injury and internal injuries. Police said the men were attempt to cap 5-foot by 60-foot pipes. They were trapped between pipes weighing about 19,000 pounds each. OSHA was called to review the accident.

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