Worker killed in West Texas drilling rig collapse

June 21, 2013 6:44:23 AM PDT
A West Texas oilfield worker has been killed when part of a drilling rig collapsed.

The Howard County Sheriff's Office identifies the man as 40-year-old Felipe Saiz of Big Spring. Investigators say the victim was dead at the scene near Big Spring.

Sheriff Stan Parker says Wednesday's accident involved a rig owned by Heartland Drilling of Abilene.

Parker says a second man was transported to a hospital following the accident for unrelated injuries. Further details on that person weren't immediately released.

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