1 dead, another injured in an industrial accident in northeast of Harris County


1 feared dead in an industrial accident

A yet to be identified man in his late 30’s has died in a deadly industrial accident in northeast of Harris County.

The incident happened on Wednesday and was reported around 3:00 p.m.

According to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, the incident occurred at the 7000 block of Winfield Road, near Suburban Road, in the Humble area.

The man who was pronounced dead at the scene was working on an oil rig when the back of the rig fell and landed on the him. Gonzalez added.

Authorities also said there were about six or seven people working on the site when the accident happened. A second man was injured in the accident and has since been taken to the hospital with a shoulder injury.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.