1 dead, 1 hurt in Haltom City building accident

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Associated Press

Posted on July 10, 2014 at 2:01 PM

HALTOM CITY, Texas (AP) — One worker has been killed and another was hurt when part of a vacant warehouse-type building in North Texas collapsed during renovations.

Haltom (HAWL'-tuhm) City police say the deadly accident happened Thursday morning.

Fire Marshal Fred Napp says a second story in the structure collapsed onto the first floor.

A spokesman for MedStar EMS says one man died at the scene. Matt Zavadsky (zuh-VAD'-skee) says a second worker was treated at the site.

Investigators are trying to determine what caused the accident at the structure in Haltom City, about 5 miles northeast of Fort Worth.

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