One person injured in Delek Refinery accident

One person injured in Delek Refinery accident
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POSTED: Monday, December 30, 2013 - 2:21pm

UPDATED: Monday, December 30, 2013 - 7:01pm

One person is injured after an industrial accident in Tyler.

It happened around 10:30 a.m. at the Delek Refinery in Tyler.

Details are limited but Tyler Fire tells KETK that there was a minor industrial accident at the facility.

According to Tyler Police an employee was working with a machine when an issue occurred causing the employee to receive damage to his head.

Tyler Police say the man is able to talk but his condition is unknown at this time.

He is currently at a local hospital being treated for his injuries.

KETK will continue to update you as more information becomes available.

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The safety record of the now Israeli owned refinery is miserable compared to the days when the McMurray family owned it. Since Israeli ownership there has been two major fires and numerous on the job injuries.

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