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Man dies on oil rig in Stanley

Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media

The Associated Press reported today that a man from Arkansas has died on the job while working on an oil rig in western North Dakota. On Tuesday, Alan Eberhand, 51 from Harrisburg, Ark., was working on a payloader hose for Dalton Logistics when the forklift on the machine collapsed, pinning him.  His body has been sent to the state medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.

To read more regarding the Arkansas man killed on the job in ND oil patch, click here.

In related news, Most deaths in the oil and gas industry occur once workers leave the oilfield.

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