Update: LPD investigating warehouse death
The Laredo Police Department has identified the victim of Tuesday’s warehouse accident.
The victim was identified as 25-year-old Mario Alberto Galvan Herrera.
According to police Galvan Herrera was crushed to death while unloading a giant cylinder of steel rebar from a flat bed.
The incident happened on Tuesday afternoon at a warehouse located on the 600 block of Enterprise.
Police are investigating the case to see if foul play was involved.
A man is found dead in a warehouse as a result of an apparent work-related accident.
Laredo Police were called out to a warehouse on the 600 block of Enterprise near Mines Road at around five Tuesday evening.
Authorities say the man who worked at the warehouse was found underneath a load of material, which had fallen on top of him.
Police are investigating if it was a work-related accident or if there was possible foul play involved.
At this time the man’s identity has not been released.
KGNS News will keep you updated on this story as more details become available.