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OSHA investigating worker's death in grain elevator fall

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CORPUS CHRISTI -

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating an accident at a local grain elevator that left a worker dead. 

According to OSHA representative Travis Clark, a male employee was found dead as a result of a fall at the Interstate Grain Corporation at 5700 Up River Road on Sunday.

At this time, Clark says that he is unable to release any further details regarding the accident. 

The Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the victim as 21-year-old Merejildo Ramos. 

According to the medical examiner, Ramos died from trauma sustained from the fall.  Meanwhile, the Medical Examiner's Office is still waiting on his toxicology results. 

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