Deputies Dispatched To Oil Rig Blow Out 04/05/13
CBS 7 News
April 5, 2013
UPDATE: 3:38 P.M.
Sources have confirmed that one this morning's rig accident left one person dead, three injured.
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UPDATE: 3:25 P.M.
Sheriff's dispatch confirms that they responded to an oil rig blowout between Barstow and Pyote this morning.
One of the injured who was taken by AeroCare helicopter to Medical Center Hospital in Odessa just before noon.
Sources say two other injured individuals were transported by helicopter to Lubbock for treatment. The conditions of the injured are not yet known.
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UPDATE: 3:00 P.M.
Sources have confirmed that at least three people were transported to area hospitals after this morning's rig accident.
The extent of the injuries are not known at this time.
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WARD COUNTY, TEXAS - Ward County Sheriff's dispatch confirms that they responded to a call of an oil rig blowout between Barstow and Pyote this morning. According to the Pecos Enterprise Newspaper, it happened in the area of F.M. 2355 and F.M. 516 about 8 miles north of Barstow. 2 Aerocare helicopters were reportedly dispatched and 4 people were transported.
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