An adult male lost his life Monday evening in what authorities say appears to be an industrial accident near Mineola.
According to the Mineola Fire Department, the accident occurred around 5:15 p.m. on the shoulder of SE Loop 564 near CR 2749 when a machine the man was working with came to rest on top of him. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials say the man worked for a company contracted by the city to bore sewer lines.
The man who was killed in the accident has been identified as Romualdo Gonzalez-Paramo, 40, of Waskom.