Lufkin Industries employee recovering from plant accident

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A Lufkin Industries employee is recovering from surgery to repair two broken legs he suffered in an on-the-job injury Wednesday.

Company spokesman Paul Perez said Victor Wortham, 36, suffered the injury when a piece of equipment fell on his legs.

He is recovering in a Tyler hospital following a six-hour surgery.

Wortham has worked for the company for six years.

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