Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

May 6, 2013

1 dead after accident at asphalt plant

Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress

CHEROKEE COUNTY — One man is dead following a Monday morning accident at Longview Asphalt Inc., city officials said.

The man died of a massive head injury.

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration is on its way to the plant to investigate, Fire Chief Paul White said.

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