- Associated Press - Thursday, December 15, 2016

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say a 67-year-old man has died after falling into a vat of paint in southern Indiana.

The Vanderburgh County coroner’s office says Joseph R. Ward of Newburgh was pronounced dead at the scene on Wednesday at Red Spot Paint in Evansville.

The fire department says it responded to a report that a person had fallen into a vat. An autopsy was scheduled for Thursday to determine cause of death.

The company makes coatings for automotive and other uses.

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