El Campo Man Dies After Crushed in Industrial Accident

Anthony Pedro Cruz, 23, of El Campo died Wednesday afternoon after an industrial accident in El Campo.

Jose Luna, 56, was the second victim involved in the accident.

James Hensley, 74, was operating the front end loader.

El Campo Police say Cruz and Luna were pinned and crushed between a crate and a six-foot-tall tire around 11:00 a.m. on Marek Road.

M&M Car Wash worker, Hensley , was operating a front end loader where he was loading a six-foot-tall tire into a crate.

Hensley didn’t see Cruz and Luna standing between the crate and the tire and as he attempted to load the tire, he pinned the two men.

El Campo Police say both men were in critical condition and were life flighted to a Houston hospital.

We will update you as more information is released to us.