Equipment falls on Lufkin Industries employee

By Whitney Grunder - bio | email

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – A Lufkin Industries worker was injured in a downtown foundry Wednesday.

According to Paul Perez, of Lufkin Industries, a large piece of equipment fell on an employee.

Although the victim was reportedly in stable condition, both of his legs were injured in the accident. He was taken to a Tyler hospital for treatment.

The cause of the accident is under investigation, and the man's name has not yet been released.

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