Steel support collapses, kills workman during Argyle High School

April 2, 2015 - photo frame

An indoor activity core underneath construction during Argyle High School collapsed Thursday morning, murdering one workman and injuring 3 more.

Two of those harmed were eliminated to a internal sanatorium with vague injuries. The other chairman harmed was not hospitalized, pronounced Argyle Superintendent Telena Wright.

“It’s very, really tragic,” Wright said. “I’m so really sorry.”

Wright declined to brand a workers, who were employed by Coppell-based Northstar Builders Group, that is building a center.

Wright pronounced she does not know what caused a building to fall or if it was weather-related.

The National Weather Service pronounced that winds reached 22 mph in a Argyle area Thursday morning. A brief accost charge that upheld by north Tarrant County Wednesday night did not strike Argyle.

In May 2009, a Dallas Cowboys’ indoor use margin collapsed underneath complicated winds, injuring 12 people.

Argyle, about 6 miles south of Denton on U.S. 377, is a city of about 3,500 that is mostly rural, though also comforts upscale subdivisions as expansion from a Dallas-Fort Worth are has sprawled into southwestern Denton County.

The propagandize district has about 2,000 students and a Class 4A high propagandize is a state powerhouse in rope and athletics. Argyle’s marching rope is a four-time fortifying state UIL champion. The girls basketball group was a state champion this year while Argyle’s football and volleyball teams were both state runners-up.

Banking on that success, electorate authorized a $3.7 million indoor use trickery in a May 2014 bond election. Construction started on a core about 3 months ago and was approaching to be finished in August, in time for a 2015-16 propagandize year. It will be used essentially for rope and athletics.

The indoor use centers have turn renouned with propagandize districts in new years. In Tarrant County, Carroll, L.D. Bell and Trinity are among a high schools with a indoor facilities.

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