WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – Wichita Water Partners released a statement Thursday afternoon regarding a death at the Northwest Wichita Water Facility project site.
At about 9:30 a.m., an employee of a subcontractor was seriously injured, the group said. The team member received immediate medical attention from the project’s safety officer and was transported by emergency personnel to a local hospital, Wichita Water Partners said.
“Our thoughts go out to his family, friends and colleagues. All work-in-place operations have been halted until further notice. We are committed to working closely with those involved in the investigation,” the group said in a statement.
Grief counselors are available to support team members during this difficult time.
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