Teen killed after industrial accident in Catoosa

Posted on Monday, April 12th, 2021 at 7:38 pm    

CATOOSA, OK – A 19-yar-old man died following an accident at an industrial work site in Catoosa last Wednesday.

According to News on 6, Zeke Hearn was working at the Valmont galvanizing plant when a large piece of sheet metal fell and crushed him.

Hearn was rushed to a nearby hospital where he died a short time later.

The circumstances leading up to the accident remain under investigation as of Monday, April 12th. Our team will update this blog with further information as it is made available to the public.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Tulsa wrongful death attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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