PAnews.com, Port Arthur, Texas

April 22, 2013

One killed in industrial accident near China, Texas


Port Arthur News

— Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an industrial accident in which a person was crushed between equipment and piping on Monday.

The sheriff’s dispatch received a call of and industrial accident at about 10:11 a.m. Monday, April 22 in the 1000 block of Aggie Drive near China, Texas.

Upon arrival the deputies found an individual that had been crushed between a piece of equipment and piping, according to a press release from the JSCO. The co-workers attempted to do CPR on the injured person. Justice of the Peace Dollinger arrived on scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

The investigation is on-going and the name of the deceased will be released on Tuesday following notification of next of kin.