Featured Story - Home Slider Government PEC Two out-of-state utility line workers killed at TX 71 job site Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) 06/03/19 | DailyTrib.com FROM STAFF REPORTS Two construction crew workers were killed June 1 in a job site accident when a metal utility pole fell on them during lifting operations. According to a media release from the Burnet County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to the scene near Texas 71 and Twisted Oaks Drive close to the Llano County line at about 3:40 PM. The two men were identified as Patrick Sheesley, 30, of Wilson, Kansas, and Bryan Weatherford, 49, of Windwood, Oklahoma. The men were working for Maslonka Powerline Services, a company based in Spokane, Washington, that is contracting for Pedernales Electric Cooperative. Burnet County Justice of the Peace Debbie Bindseil pronounced the two men dead at the scene, and autopsies have been ordered. The incident is under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The company is performing work for PEC to help rebuild and upgrade a transmission line between the Wirtz Dam, Johnson City, and Mountain Top substations, which includes about 200 poles and 25 miles of lines. email@example.com DailyTrib.com See author's posts Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Tags: Burnet County news, PEC Continue Reading Previous Open Door Recovery House receives new vehicle donationNext Marble Falls runner finishes second at Nashville meet You Might Like Featured Story - Home Slider Troubled Waters Weather and Environment TROUBLED WATERS: Who owns groundwater, surface water, and the rain 08/09/22 | Dakota Morrissiey Burnet County Featured Story - Home Slider Government News Illegal subdivision lot owners in limbo; county to meet with developer 08/09/22 | Suzanne Freeman All Other Featured Story - Home Slider Sports Horse-and-rider obstacle series in Burnet 08/09/22 | Suzanne Freeman 1 thought on “Two out-of-state utility line workers killed at TX 71 job site” Thank you for reporting on this event. It’s important for the public to be aware of these types of accidents that occur in the workplace. Keep up the good work! Comments are closed. DailyTrib.com moderates all comments. Comments with profanity, violent or discriminatory language, defamatory statements, or threats will not be allowed. The opinions and views expressed here are those of the person commenting and do not necessarily reflect the official position of DailyTrib.com or Victory Media Marketing.