9:52 AM PST, January 31, 2012
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a northern Indiana man died at U.S. Steel's Gary Works complex after becoming wedged between two rail cars.
The Times of Munster reports (http://bit.ly/ADrMVy ) that 55-year-old Michael M. Shoemaker of Hobart was working at the steel-making complex at the time of Monday night's accident. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Lake County Coroner's office spokesman P.J. Adams says Shoemaker's cause of death was ruled blunt force trauma suffered in an industrial accident.
The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating along with U.S. Steel Gary Works' security and safety department.
Information from: The Times, http://www.thetimesonline.com