Sheriff: One Dead After Industrial Accident North of Big Spring 6/20/13
UPDATE: 1:42 P.M.
On Thursday June 20, 2013 at approximately 10:33am, Deputies with the Howard County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to an Oil Field Accident in the Athlon Yard located at North Hwy 87 and FM 2230 in Howard County.
Upon arrival it was discovered that employees of Earthco, which were contracted by Athlon, were working on a Heater Treater when the Treater rolled onto one of the employees pinning him against another Treater. The victim was taken to Scenic Mountain Medical Center where he was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Bennie Green.
The deceased was identified as Juan Manual Estrada-Duarte 59 years of age, of Big Spring.
No Further information is available at this time.
HOWARD COUNTY - Howard County Sheriff Stan Parker tells us that one person is dead after an industrial accident near the intersection of Hwy. 87 and FM 2230 north of Big Spring.
Stay tuned for more details...