Worker is killed in accident at AK Steel

by Amber Jenkins - email

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) -- Officials are investigating an accident that killed a worker at AK Steel early Sunday morning.

Around 2 a.m., medics responded to the AK Steel plant at the 1800 block of Crawford Street for a report of an industrial accident. An employee of a contractor employed by RMB was killed while working in a truck maintenance area.

The victim was been identified as Mike Lewis, 26, of West Carrollton. Officials believe Lewis was changing a tire on a semi truck when the incident happened.

The Butler County Coroner's Office continues to investigate the accident.