OSHA Investigating After Deadly Rig Accident in Howard County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOWARD COUNTY - OSHA is stepping in to investigate a deadly rig accident that happened in Howard County.

OSHA is now investigating big dog drilling as well as their parent company Acme Energy.

On Friday, a worker died after falling from the top of a drilling rig.

That rig is located near County Road 40 and North County Road 9.

The worker was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim's name has not been released at this time.

OSHA says they will not comment on the open investigation.