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OSHA investigating after 3 workers fall off boat

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Three Walsh Construction crew members had to be rescued by emergency personnel after their boat capsized in the Ohio River.

According to a statement from Mindy Peterson of the Ohio River Bridges Project, three men who work for Walsh Construction boarded a crew boat around just before midnight on May 30 retrieve a safety boat that was floating away.

The crew members were thrown overboard when their boat capsized at the flood gates at the Falls of the Ohio.

All three men were pulled from the Ohio River by rescue crews.

The Clarksville Fire Department, Indiana DNR, Louisville Metro Police, Louisville Fire and Rescue and New Albany Fire Department crews all assisted in rescuing the men from the Ohio River.

Peterson said two men went to University Hospital to be examined and one was admitted with non-life threatening injuries.

Walsh Construction is also investigating the incident.

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