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HOUSTON -- A worker was killed by a falling piece of equipment at an industrial site in northwest Houston on Thursday evening.

It reportedly happened at Madden Bolt Corporation on Hempstead Highway around 7:30 p.m.

Sources said there was some type of explosion inside the facility, which sent a piece of equipment flying. The equipment fell on a 31-year-old man, killing him.

No further information was immediately available.

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