Worker dies in accident in Matagorda County

February 7, 2012 8:56:16 AM PST
A man who was hurt in a machine accident on a farm near Bay City Monday afternoon has died.

Authorities in Matagorda County say August Lewis Leissner was working with a post hole digger when a piece of his clothing got caught in the power supply.

Leissner, 49, was flown to Hermann Hospital in Houston, where he was pronounced dead.