Texas

John May Killed in Accident at Optimus Steel LLC in Vidor, TX

Date
March 4, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Work Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

Optimus Steel LLC, Vidor, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Orange County Sheriff's Office
Road/Highway
Optimus Steel LLC
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Equipment at an industrial facility caught fire, injuring employees


What Happened

Area authorities are investigating an incident that killed a man at Optimus Steel LLC in Vidor, TX on March 3rd, 2024. Police say the incident was reported sometime around 2 p.m. According to authorities, employees for a steel mill were working to remove waste from equipment when the equipment reportedly caught fire for unclear reasons. One imply, identified as 61-year-old John May, was taken to an area hospital with injuries he later died from. Authorities did not have any additional information available.

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