Published: Monday, March 05, 2018 @ 6:35 PM
By: Breaking News Staff
MINSTER — No one was injured Monday when an excavator slid off the rock causeway and into Lake Loramie, an Ohio Department of Natural Resources official said.
The machinery is being used on a dam project at Lake Loramie State Park in Minster, said Stephanie Leis, the ODNR official.
According to reports from bystanders, the operator was able to swim to safety.
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The contractor, Miller Bros. Construction, Inc., of Archbold, is taking steps to recover the excavator. The project is expected to be completed this spring, despite Monday's incident, Leis said.
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