San Antonio, TX – Gary Garza Named In Alamo Junction Rail Park Incident
San Antonio, TX (May 15, 2019) – On May 10, around 1 p.m., emergency crews responded to the Alamo Junction Rail Park, located in the 12500 block of Old Corpus Christi Road, for a workplace incident.
According to reports, a crew of workers were cleaning out a rail tanker when it exploded. Five workers were injured and transported to Brooke Army Medical Center. One person sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The victim, 39-year-old Gary Garza, was reportedly inside the tanker at the time it exploded.
Yesterday, DPS announced a second worker, 42-year-old Roger Noriega, succumbed to his injuries at Brooke Army Medical Center.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of both Mr. Roger Noriega and Mr. Gary Garza. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Workplace Incidents
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