Live report: Woman working on new construction project at ExxonMobil when she was killed

Live report: Woman working on new construction project at ExxonMobil when she was killed

A woman has died following an industrial accident at ExxonMobil in Beaumont.

A spokeswoman says the woman was a contractor for Echo Construction and was working on a new construction project at the refinery.

The operations manager would not give the details of how the woman died at the plant, but said she died during a construction activity.

The company has shut down that project following the woman's death.

An ExxonMobil representative says Beaumont Fire-Rescue responded to the site and transported the woman to the hospital.

The company was working to notified the woman's family following her death.

The company says OSHA has also been contacted.

KFDM/Fox 4's Peter Eliopoulos has a live report.


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