Roberto Perez Killed in Work Accident in Corinth, TX
Corinth, TX — October 17, 2022, Roberto Perez was fatally injured due to a workplace accident which happened at 12:30 a.m. just off I-35.
Officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration gave preliminary details about the accident, which they say happened at a highway construction site at Exit 460.
It appears that 50-year-old Roberto Perez was part of a Hillside Construction project, according to OSHA investigators. While Perez was apparently cleaning asphalt from a dump truck, a paver somehow hit the truck, pinning Perez between the two vehicles.
As a result of the collision, Perez succumbed to fatal injuries. Reports did not report any other injuries resulting from the accident. The OSHA incident summary lists one alleged violation that was said to be a "repeat" type offense. The report also shows a recommended potential fine of $10,313. The current status of the investigations or potential penalties is unclear at this time.