Victim identified in electrical incident at Margaritaville Resort

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CONROE, Texas (KTRK) -- Police person identified the idiosyncratic who died during an concern mishap astatine the Margaritaville Resort successful Conroe.

Garrett Townes, a 25-year-old from Cold Springs, Texas, was pronounced dormant portion helium and 1 different idiosyncratic suffered electrical shocks portion connected the job, according to Conroe police.

Meanwhile, the spot reopened Sunday morning, constabulary added. The edifice closed during an investigation.

Initial constabulary reports besides authorities that a 3rd idiosyncratic was connected the country adjacent to the workers, but was not injured.

The injured idiosyncratic was rushed to the infirmary with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police. His individuality has not been released owed to privateness reasons.

Chief Jeff Christy has shared his condolences to the families of those affected.

Margaritaville has been without powerfulness and volition beryllium closed "for the information of the guests until a thorough investigation" is conducted, according to a property release.

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.

The video supra is from a erstwhile report.

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