Man was working on jammed equipment on top of facility when he fell.
Slaton authorities and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are continuing to investigate an industrial accident that led to a man’s death Wednesday evening at a cotton gin.
Crews from the Slaton Fire Department, police and emergency medical services responded to the accident just after 7 p.m. at the RSM Cotton Gin in the 1300 block of East Division Street, said Slaton Fire Chief Freddie Rainwater.
The man was working on jammed equipment on top of the facility when he fell. He was hospitalized at University Medical Center in Lubbock and died overnight.