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Smith Pipe fatal accident victim identified

By Kristen Pope, Reporter, kpope@ktxs.com
Published On: Jan 08 2013 10:18:58 PM CST
ABILENE, TX -

KTXS has more details about a fatal accident  that happened at Smith Pipe around 7pm on Monday night.  

Thomas Blaine Stewart, 38 was an employee of the Smith Pipe.

A tanker slid off of a trailer and landed on top of him.

Emergency medical officers and sheriff's deputies were called to the area on HWY 277.  The Sheriff's office are still investigating, but they say it's an accident.

We spoke to the Sheriff's office Tuesday.

"The justice of the peace ordered and autopsy," said Lt. John Cummins. "We'll be waiting for the results from that before a final determination by our investigators can be made."