The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office responded to an industrial accident Tuesday afternoon regarding a fatality in the Orchard area.
The Sheriff’s Office received the call at 3:51 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26 about the incident, which occurred at a site off of Lake Road off of Highway 36 in the Orchard area.
The crew at the scene had readied the rig for departure when there was an issue with the truck on which the rig was situated. The victim, a 21-year-old male, was pinned between the rig and a wellhead and died from his injuries.
No other information was available.