1 dead, 1 injured in industrial accident at Margaritaville Resort, Conroe PD says

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CONROE, Texas (KTRK) -- One idiosyncratic has died during an concern mishap astatine the Margaritaville Resort. The spot has been closed during the investigation, according to the resort.

According to Conroe police, archetypal reports authorities that the incidental happened portion crews were doing electrical work, erstwhile 2 workers suffered electrical shocks. A 3rd idiosyncratic was besides connected the country adjacent to the workers, but was not injured, constabulary said.

One of the workers was pronounced dormant and different 1 was taken to the infirmary with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Due to the accident, Margaritaville said it was without powerfulness and closed "for the information of the guests until a thorough probe tin beryllium conducted by information crews and investigators." They added that it could instrumentality respective days to deem the country harmless for guests.

Authorities besides warned drivers to expect delays owed to lights being retired connected SH 105 astatine Walden Road.

Investigators tin corroborate that determination is 1 fatality astatine the scene. The 2nd idiosyncratic has been transported by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. Media staging country volition beryllium sent retired shortly. Lights are retired connected SH 105 astatine Walden Rd truthful expect delays. https://t.co/yw5qWWGKa9

— Conroe Police (@ConroePolice) July 15, 2021

The Margaritaville Resort sent the pursuing connection regarding the incident:

"The squad astatine Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe | Houston extends its thoughts and prayers to those progressive successful today's unfortunate accident. Shortly aft 3 p.m. 2 contractors of our vigor supplier were performing electrical enactment connected spot erstwhile an incidental occurred. Police, fire, and exigency aesculapian teams instantly responded to the scene. Out of respect for the individuals and their families, immoderate questions should beryllium deferred to the section authorities. As a effect of the incident, determination is presently nary powerfulness astatine the resort."

What led to the incidental remains nether investigation.

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