• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: April 2019

Two Workers Killed by Heavy Equipment at Industrial Facility in East HoustonHouston, TX (April 5, 2019) – Two people are dead and one critically injured from a workplace accident at Spitzer Industries.

Spitzer Industries is located near the Houston Ship Channel. The accident happened Thursday around 9:00 p.m. A group of workers were moving some material, when a piece of heavy equipment flipped and pinned down two workers.

One of the workers was crushed and died at the scene. The second person was taken by LifeFlight to Memorial Hermann Hospital with serious injuries, where he later passed away. A third person was treated at the facility.

The identities of the victims have not been released.

Spitzer Industries is based in Houston and produces custom steel fabrication for the energy industry. Their Waterfront Facility provides a direct link to the Houston Ship Channel, allowing worldwide shipment of large products.

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Source: Houston Chronicle

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About the Author

Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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