Texas woman crushed to death by recycled materials

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.