Authorities say an Owensboro man died from a fall at the Waupaca Foundry in Tell City on Saturday night.
The Perry County Coroner confirms that the man killed was 45-year-old Bobby Felty of Owensboro.
Indiana State Police say investigation shows that Felty was working inside the foundry when the decking he was standing on gave way. They say Felty fell approximately 55 feet and landed on a concrete floor.
ISP says first responders working at the foundry responded immediately and Perry County EMS was dispatched, however, Felty was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say Felty wasn't wearing any kind of safety device that might have prevented his fall.
Now, the investigation into who is responsible for Felty's death is about to get underway.
"My cousin, Frankie, worked there," said Eric Gill.
Felty was an onsite contractor working for Stewart Industrial of Owensboro, KY.
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