Worker dies in accident at water facility


WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – The Wichita Water Partners released a statement Thursday afternoon regarding a death a the Wichita Northwest Water Facility project site.

The group said around 9:30 a.m., an employee of a subcontractor was fatally injured The team member received immediate medical attention from project safety personnel and was transported by emergency medical responders to a local hospital, the Wichita Water Partners said.

“Our thoughts go out to his family, friends, and co-workers. All work activities on-site have been stopped until further notice. We are committed to working closely with those on the investigation,” said the group in a statement.

Grief counselors are available to assist team members during this difficult time.

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