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BRAINTREE: Worker Killed, Another Injured after Accident in Water Tank on Lincoln Street

“Water Tank Accident”

BRAINTREE. MASSACHUSETTS (December 15, 2016) – A worker was killed and another injured in an accident on Thursday morning at a water tank on Lincoln Street, according to a local news source. (map)

The accident happened at a municipal water tank on Lincoln Street near Eldridge School. A father and son team from Texas were working on the water tank, using proper safety harnesses and equipment when something went wrong with their ropes, sending both down into the water.

The son was able to escape and was rescued, then rushed to a hospital, however he was unable to hold onto his fathers body. The tank is being drained slowly, at around 50,000 gallons a minute, but the water tank holds over 1,000,000 gallons of water. The investigation is ongoing.

“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law, a personal injury law firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”


Injured parties and families of deceased victims are encouraged to contact an experienced and professional personal injury attorney. At Lexton Law Firm, we have your best interest in mind and will fight hard for you to obtain the compensations you deserve. Call for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury today; there is no obligation! Call us today at (877) 541-2111.

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