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Man dies after falling into tire shredder at recycling plant

Byron Jones died after falling into a tire shredder (Photo: Family / KTRK / CNN Newsource)

HOUSTON (KTRK / CNN NEWSOURCE) - A man was killed when he became caught in a tire shredder at a recycling plants in Sheldon, Texas.

Family members tell KTRK that 26-year-old Byron Jones had been on the job for only four days when the accident happened this week at Genan, Inc.

An attorney for the Jones family said his co-workers noticed he was missing when they found him trapped inside the shredder.

An investigation into his death is underway. The plant had no comment when Houston media outlet, KTRK, reached out for a response.


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