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Smith County- Jonathan Burkett Died in Industrial Accident at Cannon Steel

Posted on Friday, January 25th, 2019 at 2:19 am    

Authorities are still investigating a fatal accident at Cannon Steel that took the life of one person last Wednesday.

The victim was identified by Smith County officials as 28 year old Jonathan Burkett. He was a resident from Tyler.

Local emergency crews responded to the scene at an unspecified time in the afternoon last Wednesday. When they arrived, Burkett was already lifeless and Smith County paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

No other injuries were reported.

How the accident took place is yet to be determined. The investigators were also requested at the scene to gather information surrounding the incident and determine the factors that contributed to this unfortunate event.

We express our deepest condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength you need to get through this difficult moment in your life. We strongly believe that authorities will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.

We believe that when someone loses a loved one from a car accident, they do not only suffer emotionally but financially as well. If you or your loved one is a victim of a tragic accident caused by wrongful actions or due to negligence, you may have the right to file for legal claims. Most of the time, families who are left behind after a tragic loss are not aware of their rights and the legal processes needed to obtain fair and just compensation. In times like this, you would need a professional who can provide you with all the support you need as you go through this difficult time. Talk to your personal injury or accident lawyer for assistance.


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