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Baltimore City contractor dies after incident at Druid Park Lake

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Posted at 4:30 PM, Feb 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-18 16:34:21-05

BALTIMORE — A Baltimore City contractor that was taken to Shock Trauma after an incident at DPW’s Druid Park Lake Underground Tank Project has died.

In a statement, Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark said:

"I regret to report that the worker injured during an incident at DPW’s Druid Park Lake Underground Tank Project has passed away. We are deeply saddened by this worker’s passing, and offer our sincerest condolences to his family and co-workers and the entire team working on the Druid Park Lake Underground Tank Project. DPW, like its sister agencies, has formed strong partnerships with its contractors and consultants and all parties are fully cooperating with ongoing safety investigations. The worker was employed as a subcontractor on this project."

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DPW is covering a considerable portion of Druid Lake and installing two underground water tanks.