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Man killed in industrial accident

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KILGORE,TX - A man has died in an industrial accident after being pinned beneath a Caterpillar Roller. The accident happened Tuesday morning at Halliburton Energy Services in Kilgore.

71-year-old Donald Joseph Cain of Clarksville had been operating a Caterpillar Roller when it overturned on a slope. Cain was thrown from the cab and pinned beneath the machine. Cain was an employee of Stephenson's Dirt Contractors.

Gregg County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3, Judge Talyna Carlson, arrived and formerly pronounced Cain deceased. An autopsy was ordered and will be conducted by Southeast Texas Forensics in Tyler.

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