Oilfield Worker Dies From Injuries Sustained After Explosion in September

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

An oilfield worker, badly burned in an explosion last month, has died at a Lubbock hospital.

Abel Garcia was injured when gas escaped from a well and ignited.

He died on Thursday from his injuries.

Garcia suffered third degree burns to 80 percent of his body

Another worker, Fernando Zamora, was also burned in the accident and he remains at the Lubbock burn unit.