Texas cotton gin worker dies in accident
Updated On: Sep 12 2013 08:54:57 AM CDT
A worker at a South Texas cotton gin has died after being run over by his tractor.
Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio says investigators believe 67-year-old Jose Isaias Leal of Progreso fell from his tractor around 7:30 a.m. There were no witnesses to the accident. He said Leal had worked there for about 20 years and had a history of heart problems.
Karen Lucio, a clerk at the gin, said officials from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration met with gin General Manager Gerald Milligan there Wednesday afternoon.
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