FORT WORTH, TX (CNN) - Authorities say a bale of recycled materials crushed a woman to death at a Texas recycling plant.
Police responded to a call of an industrial accident at republic services in Fort Worth on Thursday morning.
Officials say 31-year-old Renisha Mitchell was working in a warehouse when the 2,000 pound bale fell on her.
According to investigators, a stack of bales became unstable which caused two bales to fall one of them crushing the woman.
Mitchell was pronounced dead at the scene.
In a statement, Republic Services says it is fully cooperating with local authorities investigating the deadly accident.