Laredo Police investigating accidental death of city employee
LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - The Laredo Police Department is investigating an accidental death of a city employee.
According to a statement from the City of Laredo, one of its employees was involved in an accident at the Jefferson Water Treatment Plant which occurred on Thursday, Feb. 23.
The 52-year-old employee was working on a ladder inside an empty tank when he fell down roughly 30 to 35 feet.
Paramedics arrived and were able to remove the employee out of the tank; however, he was pronounced dead at a local hospital moments later.
“The City expresses its deepest condolences to the family as a result of this tragic accident and will assist them during this difficult time,” said City Manager, Joe Neeb.
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