HUMBLE, TX – A worker was killed in an industrial accident on an oil rig in the Humble area this afternoon, KHOU reports.

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said the man was working on a rig located in the 7000 block of Winfield Road when a piece of equipment fell on him. Emergency responders pronounced him dead at the scene.

Investigations are ongoing, and we will provide further updates about this developing story as possible.

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