Houston man dead following rock crusher incident in Altus

Houston man dead following rock crusher incident in Altus

ALTUS, OK (KAUZ) - A man working for a company based out of Vernon died after being pulled into a rock crusher in Altus earlier this week.

Jimmy Ray Baker, 45, of Houston was working for Beck-O Enterprises, based in Vernon and Grand Rose, Texas when the incident occurred.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said Baker was working to clear a jam in the rock crusher on a site in the 1500 block of West Broadway when he got pulled into it.

Officials said OSHA is still on the scene investigating. An incident report is pending.

Stay with Newschannel 6 as we continue to follow this developing story.

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