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Demolition worker dies in West Texas accident

Published On: Mar 07 2014 10:48:06 AM CST
Updated On: Mar 07 2014 02:02:05 PM CST

BROWNFIELD, Texas (AP) -

A demolition worker has been killed in an industrial accident at a West Texas job site.

Terry County Sheriff Larry Gilbreath said 43-year-old James Croft of Tyler died at the scene Thursday afternoon when a silo tank fell on him.
    
Gilbreath said the accident happened at a location between Brownfield and Seagraves.
    
Authorities said Croft was operating an excavator and helping take down a structure when the tank fell on him and the equipment.