HOUSTON, TX (KTRK) -- A man was killed in an early morning industrial accident in northeast Harris County.
The accident happened around 4:30am at the Tenaris plant at E. Sam Houston Parkway near Tidwell.
The Harris County Sheriff's Office says a worker had gotten off a forklift and was between the machine and a large spool when the forklift rolled forward, crushing him.
That worker has not been identified, but in a statement Tenaris said the employee was a seven-year veteran of the company.
The company's statement also read, in part, "We are collaborating with local authorities as well as conducting our own investigation. We will issue a statement with more information once available."
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