Abilene roofer dies after accident at Jefferson Center


ABILENE, Texas - Lydick-Hooks Roofing in Abilene confirmed that one of its employees died Wednesday after a workplace accident.

The company said the victim was a 29-year employee who was working at the Jefferson Center in south Abilene. He was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning and died from his injuries hours later.

The employee's identity has not been released at this time. Lydick-Hooks Roofing said that information may be made available after the victim's family is notified.

Management with the roofing company said an OSHA investigation into the accident is being conducted.