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Man killed in industrial accident in Orange County

Name of the victim has not been released at this time

A man was killed in an industrial accident in Orange County on Thursday, according to the Orange County Fire Rescue.
A man was killed in an industrial accident in Orange County on Thursday, according to the Orange County Fire Rescue. (WKMG)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A man was killed in an industrial accident near Orlando on Thursday, according to Orange County Fire Rescue.

The accident happened around 6 p.m. on the 300 block of Sunport Lane, which is south of West Sand Lake Road and west of South Orange Avenue.

Officials said a falling electrical panel hit 39-year-old Jose Antonio Rojas Pernalete on the head as he was working in a modular trailer.

Orange County Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles said bystanders started CPR and medics took the man to a hospital, where he died.


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