Llano, TX – Two Workers Injured In Accident Off TX-71
Llano, TX (June 3, 2019) – On June 1, just before 3:40 p.m., Burnet County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident near Texas 71 and Twisted Oaks Drive.
According to reports, 30-year-old Patrick Sheesley and 49-year-old Bryan Weatherford were working for Masionka Powereline Services, contracting for Pedernales Electric Cooperative. While working on the job, a metal utility pole fell on top of them during a lift operation.
The two men sustained fatal injuries and were both pronounced deceased at the scene. Autopsies have been ordered for both me. The incident remains under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of both Patrick Sheesley and Bryan Weatherford. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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