HUMBLE, Texas – A man was killed while working on an oil rig during an industrial accident in northeast Harris County, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.
The accident was reported around 3 p.m. in the 7000 block of Winfield Road, near Suburban Road in the Humble area.
Gonzalez said the back of the rig fell and landed on the worker. He said the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim’s identity has not been released.
This is a developing story.
HCSO units responded to an industrial accident at the 7000 blk of Winfield Rd, near Suburban Rd, in the Humble area. An adult male was working on an oil rig when the back of the rig fell and landed on the male. The male was confirmed deceased on scene. #HouNews pic.twitter.com/hbB1ucGxoW— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) July 21, 2021