Arconic employee injured in work-related incident

A man was injured at the Lafayette Arconic plant early Thursday morning, according to Lafayette police.

Posted: Oct 3, 2019 12:03 PM
Updated: Oct 3, 2019 4:08 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A man was injured at the Lafayette Arconic plant early Thursday morning, according to Lafayette police.

Lafayette police and fire were called to the plant about 4:30 a.m. for a man who had fallen and had a head injury. No other details of the injury were provided.

Arconic provided the following statement:

“We can confirm that an employee was taken to the hospital after sustaining injuries resulting from a work-related incident. Our thoughts are with our colleague and his family, and we offer them our support during this difficult time.”

Arconic is an aluminum manufacturing plant on Main Street and Sagamore Parkway.

News 18 is working with Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration for more information. Police said there is no criminal investigation right now.

This story will be updated.

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