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Hereford ISD Employee Killed After His Work Vehicle Exploded!

On Wednesday morning a Hereford ISD employee died from injuries after his work vehicle exploded.

{Aziza Musa/Amarillo Globe-News}

Tommy Barrett, 56, of Hereford was killed this morning after his Hereford ISD work vehicle exploded around 6:40am.

Barrett was rescued from the truck by family members before the emergency personnel responded, when they arrived on the scene they were not able to revive Barrett. Hereford police department confirmed Barrett died on the scene from injuries during the explosion.

Hereford ISD Assistant Superintendent Terry Russell told KVII-TV “He worked for us for quite a while. We are thinking of his family.” The cause of the explosion is under investigation, officials don’t think foul play was a factor.

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