Man killed in crane accident in Channelview area

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021
1 killed in crane accident in Channelview, deputies say
Investigators are working on gathering details about what happened in Channelview after oner person died in a crane accident.

CHANNELVIEW, Texas (KTRK) -- One person has died in a crane accident in the Channelview area, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

The deadly accident happened at an equipment rental business at 120 Tower Street, near Sheldon and East Freeway at about 3:30 p.m. Monday.

Deputies determined a man was run over by a crane, and pronounced deceased at the scene. His name and age have not been released.

An investigation is underway.

Just last week there was another workplace death when an employee died while at work at a Schlumberger Limited facility in Sugar Land. The company didn't elaborate on the cause of death, but said they are saddened by the tragic death. They also said an investigation has begun.

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