Wheatfield man dies in work site accident north of Delphi

2012-12-02T18:30:00Z 2012-12-02T23:40:03Z Wheatfield man dies in work site accident north of DelphiTimes Staff nwitimes.com
December 02, 2012 6:30 pm  • 

A Wheatfield man died Friday after part of a hillside toppled and buried him at a construction site, officials said.

Arthur Kerns was working for a construction company at an excavation site north of Delphi in Carroll County when he went missing, according to a county sheriff's news release.

Kerns, 30, was found about an hour after the hill crumbled, the release states.

He was working for T.J. Lanbrecht Construction downstate on a site that was included in the Hoosier Heartland renovation of Ind. 25.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Jackson Funeral Service of Wheatfield, 352 E. South St. A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at The Pentecostal Church of God, 11787 Ind. 49.

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