Worker Killed In Fall At Texas Plant Identified

POINT COMFORT (April 23, 2014) Authorities Wednesday identified a contract worker who died after falling about 25 feet while doing routine cleaning at a Formosa Plastics Corp. plant in Point Comfort as Christopher Adames, 26 of Port Lavaca.

The accident happened around midday Tuesday at the Formosa specialty PVC unit in Point Comfort.

A Formosa statement did not include the name of the company that employed the victim.

Adames was pronounced dead at the scene.

Federal safety officials are helping investigate the accident.