Texas Carnival Worker Killed While Setting Up Equipment For Cookoff

Posted on Dec 09, 2014

Texas Carnival Worker Killed While Setting Up Equipment For Cookoff

Photo Credit: Beaumont Enterprise

While setting up for the Texas Rice Festival Barbecue Cookoff in Winnie Stowell Park, a 30 year old woman was killed on September 24, 2014. As she was removing a transportation brace from a piece of equipment, she was struck and injured. News reports state that Winnie Emergency Medical Service technicians found the woman unresponsive at the scene and immediately started CPR.

The woman was transported to an area hospital where she later died.

Helpful Information If You’ve Lost A Loved One In A Carnival Accident:

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