UPDATE: Police identify Target Distribution Center accident victim

UPDATE: Lindale Police have released the name of the person killed at the Target Distribution Center near Lindale on Tuesday.

Lindale Police Criminal Investigation Division Sergeant Mike Lazarine said Justin Landreau, 31, of Tyler was killed in the workplace accident at Target Distribution Center. 

Target issued a statement late Tuesday.

“Earlier today, a contractor passed away at the Target Distribution Center in Tyler, Texas,” the statement read. “We’re partnering closely with local officials and will fully assist with their investigation. Our hearts go out to the contractor’s loved ones during this difficult time." 

The Target Distribution Center on Interstate 20 opened in 1998 and currently employs about 700 people, according to the Tyler Economic Development Corporation.

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