EAST CHICAGO, Ind.
(AP) - A steelworker who died Monday at ArcelorMittal’s East Chicago Indiana
steel mill has been identified as a 61-year-old East Chicago man.
Chief Lake County
Deputy Coroner Scott Sefton tells The (Northwest Indiana) Times that the
cause and manner of Alfred Cadena’s death are pending a standard toxicology
test and will not be available for 30 to 45 days.
Tom Hargove is
president of the United Steelworkers Union Local 1010. He says Cadena was
operating a golf cart-style buggy at the Indiana Harbor steel mill when he
drove under a stationary scrap trailer for unknown reasons early Monday.
Another worker had disconnected a strip of steel Cadena had hauled to that
trailer with the buggy when the vehicle suddenly drove under the trailer.
Cadena died at a