SAN MARCOS, Texas - One worker was killed and another injured when a pre-engineered metal building frame under construction collapsed in San Marcos Wednesday.
The accident happened around 11:53 a.m. Wednesday at the Thermon Manufacturing Company. The worker who was killed has been identified as 34-year-old Margarito Guardado Resinos of El Salvador. The injured worker, identified as Nelson Pineda, was treated and released from University Medical Center at Brackenridge. Both Resinos and Pineda worked for Jetka Steel Erectors of Katy, Texas. Jetka Steel is a subcontractor for Bailey Elliot Construction of Austin.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) workers are investigating the cause of the collapse.