Silgan Death


The Vanderburgh County Coroners Office along with the Evansville Police and Fire Departments responded to Silgan Closures located at 2201 W. Maryland St. Evansville, IN 47712. Their they discovered a single victim who had suffered injuries while working on a machine at the plant. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon to document the victims injuries. Indiana Occupational Safety and  Health Administration was notified and along with the responding agencies will be investigating the incident.

Victim: Christopher L. Payton

              Age 59

              Vanderburgh County resident.