BOSSIER CITY (KYTX) - Bossier City police and fire personnel responded to an accident at a local business late Wednesday afternoon that resulted in the death of a 59-year old man.
The accident happened at approximately 4:40 p.m. at the Cactus Wellhead facility in the 4100 block of Meadow Lane.
Witnesses tell police the victim was helping load a large heavy piece of rounded steel used in the manufacturing of oil and gas production equipment onto his flatbed trailer when the steel began to roll causing the man to fall off the trailer. The piece of steel rolled off the trailer and onto the victim. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The identity of the man is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The man was employed as an independent driver for an out of state transport company.