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NORTH PLATTE — Authorities say a man died after falling into some equipment at a plant on the eastern edge of North Platte.

Firefighters and medics were sent to Western Engineering Co. around 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, but the 28-year-old man already had died. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says he'd become pinned in an asphalt plant.

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The sheriff's office identified him as Andrew Martinez, who lived in Weslaco, Texas.

The accident is being investigated.

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