Accident / Death at Patterson UTI Drilling Site
HINTON, Okla. An oil rig accident near Hinton today killed one worker and left two others hurt.Authorities say a malfunction sent pipe careening through the facility.The well owned by Dominion Exploration and Production of Oklahoma City was being drilled by Patterson UTI Drilling of Snyder, Texas.
Caddo County Undersheriff Walt Brown says the afternoon accident happened at a site near Hinton, about 50 miles west of Oklahoma City. Preliminary reports indicate that piping was being pulled out of the drilling area when a brake gave way, allowing material to fall on the rig platform. Get Full Oil Well Accident Details and Upcoming Followup Stories at http://www.kten.com/Global/story.asp?S=5122101
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