Family Seeks Safety Improvements at Duke Power Plant

A family that lost five members in a June tubing excursion near Eden, North Carolina is suing Duke Energy, demanding that the utility remove or make safety improvements to the dam that caused five people to drown. Nine people went tubing on the Dan River on June 16th and were swept over a small dam near Duke’s nearby power plant in Eden. Four of them were found clinging to their inner-tubes the following day.

Author: Mike Jackson