- Associated Press - Saturday, June 20, 2015

ORANGE, Texas (AP) - Officials say a contractor has been killed in an electrical accident while working on air conditioners at a Southeast Texas school.

Tommy Moser of La Porte (luh PORT’) was declared dead Friday afternoon at a hospital in Orange.

Orange County Sheriff Keith Merritt says the 54-year-old Moser came in contact with a live electrical panel while working on a new air conditioning unit.

The accident happened at Orangefield Junior High School in Orange, about 100 miles northeast of Houston.

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