Man crushed to death in industrial accident

NewsChannel 10
KFDA Assignments Desk

Hereford, Texas - A Hereford man is dead after being crushed under a grain silo.

Justice of the Peace Karen Foster says it happened Wednesday morning around 1:00 in the 200 block of Front St. in Hereford. She says 31 year old Pedro Mejia was unloading salt from his truck when the silo fell and crushed him.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation and officials say OSHA is looking into the incident.