Man Killed in Industrial Accident at Eastman

A man is dead after an industrial accident at an East Texas plant.

The accident happened around 11 Sunday morning at Eastman Chemical Company in Longview. An employee was working in a waste incendiary, when some sort of blast happened. Company officials are trying to figure out what happened to cause the accident.

An emergency media center had to be set up as a company spokesman gave a preliminary report on the accident.

The name of the victim has not been released.

Bob Hallmark Reporting