Ballinger city worker killed in heavy equipment accident

Rickey Nombrano

BALLINGER, Texas - A Ballinger city employee was killed Wednesday while operating heavy equipment in the 300 block of 8th Street.

Rickey Nombrano, who had worked for the city for nearly 10 years, was called a "dedicated and loyal co-worker, leader and friend" by Ballinger City Manager Bryan Grimes.




"The City of Ballinger is heartbroken by this tragic loss, and our deepest sympathies go out to his family and friends, including the many people he worked with here at the city," Grimes said in a news release.

Meanwhile, Grimes said the city is providing grief counseling for "family members, employees, and staff as we mourn this loss."

KTXS will provide additional details as they become available.

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