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 Oilfield Drilling Accident Lawyer If you or a loved one have suffered serious injuries or a loved one has been killed as a result of a oilwell drilling, rigging, casing, workover, wireline or fracing accident or other oilfield accident, then you need to have the oilfield accident facts investigated to determine by a team on your side and not rely on the oilfield accident investigation by the drilling contractor, OSHA Report or any other entity to protect your rights. Call the Willis Law Firm for Help. Mr. Willis is a Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Lawyer that is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is licensed in Texas and in New York. Nationwide Help is Available. Call Now for a Free Confidential Consultation at 1-800-883-9858.
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