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A Texas man was killed Saturday in a machinery accident at a site near Midland.

According to the Victoria Advocate, Lorenzo Cavazos of Yoakum, Texas man died after he was run over by a maintainer truck while working at a site outside of Stanton.

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office told the paper that Cavazos, 46, was working with the Paschal Welding and Construction on a pipeline at the site, located about 20 miles northeast of Midland.

Police have taken blood samples from the victim and the truck driver to test for drugs and alcohol, the paper added.

No arrests in connection with the accident have been reported.

Further details about the accident have not been disclosed yet.


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