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COLUMBIA CITY â€“ A Noble County man perished in a fatal industrial accident at Steel Dynamics Inc. late Monday evening.
According to the Whitley County Coronerâ€™s Office of F. Randall Dellinger, the deceased victim was identified as Jeffery A. Flory, age 44, of Albion.
The accident happened Monday night at approximately 10:30 p.m. at Steel Dynamics Inc.'S Whitley County complex, located at 2800 S. 800 E, east of Columbia City.
The complete cause and manner of death is to be determined pending an autopsy, noted the office of the coroner.
The Whitley County Coronerâ€™s Office was assisted at the accident scene by the Indiana State Police, Whitley County Sheriffâ€™s Department and Union Township Fire Department.
Additional information is in Tuesday's Post & Mail.