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Industrial accident in Belton leaves one man dead

BELTON - A 19-year-old man is dead after an industrial accident at a Belton manufacturer Tuesday morning.

According to authorities, Cristian Hefner was cleaning the inside of an asphalt tank, when some of the materials broke loose from the wall and killed him.

The accident happened at Tarco, a manufacturer of roofing products.

Belton Police and Fire Departments received the emergency call at 11 a.m. Tuesday morning The Temple Fire Department also assisted on the call.

Hefner was pronounced dead by a Justice of the Peace at 11:50 a.m.
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