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10-01-2016 LSU Pregame

Man Falls To His Death From Water Tower In Southern Illinois

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Man Falls To His Death From Water Tower In Southern Illinois

DAMIANSVILLE, Ill. (AP)  A man is dead after falling from a water tower in southern Illinois. Authorities say 31-year-old Dustin Spilman of Iowa was a part of a crew painting the water tower in Damiansville Monday when he fell to his death. The coroner says workers notified sheriff’s deputies just before 2 p.m.  Spilman was […]

Man Falls To His Death From Water Tower In Southern Illinois

DAMIANSVILLE, Ill. (AP)  A man is dead after falling from a water tower in southern Illinois. Authorities say 31-year-old Dustin Spilman of Iowa was a part of a crew painting the water tower in Damiansville Monday when he fell to his death.

The coroner says workers notified sheriff’s deputies just before 2 p.m.  Spilman was pronounced dead at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese.

An autopsy is planned Tuesday. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating.

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