1 Killed, 1 Injured In Accident On Porter Water Tower

Two other workers who were unhurt were rescued

Authorities said a person working on a water tower in Porter was killed and another injured when a metal panel shifted and fell.

The Porter Fire Department said one person was killed in the Friday morning accident during construction. Another worker was taken to the hospital with arm and chest injuries. Two other workers who were unhurt were rescued.

Video from overhead shows a large panel of metal inside of the empty water tower.

Fire officials believe the piece of metal was being lifted and put into place at the time of the accident.

Porter is located about 30 miles northeast of Houston.

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