Texas Construction Worker Struck By Pipe Dies

KARNES CITY (May 8, 2013)—A South Texas construction who died after a pipe fell on him at a job site has been identified as James Dean "Jimmy" Burnett, 25, of Goliad.

The accident happened Monday at a BHP Billiton Petroleum construction site.

Investigators say Burnett was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim worked for the Victoria-based oilfield services company Jet Maintenance Inc, BHP Petroleum said.


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