ORLEANS, IN (WAVE) – A workplace accident turned deadly in Orange County, Indiana.
The General Manager of Orange County Rural Electric Membership Cooperative Dan Arnold, a group of employees were loading a pole getting ready to go to a job site just before 8 a.m. Tuesday.
In what Arnold referred to as a tragic accident, the pole came loose from the lift and struck and killed employee Brent Minton.
Minton worked for REMC for 12 years and was a journeyman lineman, the highest classification for lineman.
Milton leaves behind a wife and two small children.
Both Indiana OSHA and Federal OSHA are investigating the incident.
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