Two Howard County Men Killed in Rig Accident

DAWSON COUNTY - Two men from Howard County are dead after a weekend rig accident in Dawson County.

It happened early Saturday morning about 10 miles southwest of Lamesa on CR 19.

25-year-old Jason Bolt of Big Spring and 28-year-old Sandy Daves of Sand Springs were both killed. The Dawson County Sheriff's Office says the block of the rig broke and both men were struck.

OSHA is now investigating the accident.

Robinson Drilling, which owns the rig, issued a statement to NewsWest9 expressing sorrow for the loss of life and saying a full accident was underway.