MIDLAND COUNTY - An industrial accident in Midland County has taken a tragic turn.
Hospital officials tell NewsWest 9 that 53-year-old Amelia Marquez was pronounced dead at Midland Memorial Hospital after being electrocuted in the accident.
Officials tell NewsWest 9 the accident happened around 1:30 today on County Road 1255, between Business 20 and Interstate 20.
The workers were pushing metal scaffolding two stories high made contact with a power wire located behind the buildings that they were constructing.
The two men injured 18-year-old Edward Marquez and 39-year-old Adan Vargas were airlifted to the Burn Center in Lubbock. Both men suffered severe burns.
The three workers were working for a sub-contractor to construct metal buildings in the area.