HOUSTON, TEXAS (July 13, 2017) – A contract worker was killed on Thursday in an accident at the Motiva refinery in Arthur, Texas, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened on Thursday between the refinery and the terminal in Arthur, Texas. The man was reportedly a employee of Newtron Beaumont which is an instrumentation and electrical contractor in Beaumont, Texas, and was working in the area when a crane fell onto him.
The man was pronounced dead as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. The exact circumstances of the accident are unknown at this time, but the accident remains under open investigation to determine cause and liability.
“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 Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”