Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

May 7, 2013

Man killed at asphalt plant identified

Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress

CHEROKEE COUNTY — A man who died of a massive head injury after a Monday morning accident at Longview Asphalt Inc. has been identified as James Anthony Lucas, 42, of Jacksonville, reports show.

The identification was made by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department.

The accident prompted the Occupational Health and Safety Administration to dispatch a representative to investigate, Fire Chief Paul White has said.

The plant is located on US Hwy 79 and CR 3302 just west of Jacksonville city limits.