City of Ballinger employee killed in heavy machinery accident

BALLINGER, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A heavy machinery accident claimed the life of a City of Ballinger employee Wednesday afternoon. 

The Ballinger Ledger reports Ricky Nombrano, an 10-year veteran of the City, was killed when a while operating the equipment on the 300 block of 8th Street. 

"He was a loyal co-worker, leader and friend," City Manager Bryan Grimes said of Nombrano in a release sent to the paper. "He will be missed by all who knew him." 

The paper also reports Grimes went on to say that the staff of the City of Ballinger was "heartbroken by this tragic loss and our deepest sympathies go out to his family and friends, including the many people he worked with at the city." 

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