An oilfield worker man died Saturday night following an Upton County oil rig accident, authorities said. Although the texas oilfield accident West texas oilrig worker killled in Upton county, this image is only used to depict a oil rigaccident details were sketchy late Saturday, Upton County law enforcement officials confirmed that an oil rig accident did occur, resulting in the fatality of a man. The decedent’s name was not released. The oilrig accident occurred after 7 p.m. and reportedly took place near 1492 and County Road 1787. The equipment involved in the deadly accident is believed to belong to Adobe Drilling, authorities said. The oilfield accident investigation continued into the late-night Saturday. OSHA investigation or OSHA report will be forthcoming in the next few months. [July 14, 2007]
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