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One Worker Released From the Hospital After Fatal Oil Rig Blowout in Ward County

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NewsWest 9

NEAR BARSTOW - We have new information on the oil rig blowout in Barstow that killed two men.

One of the survivors is no longer in the hospital.

We're told Roman Galindo has been released from a Lubbock hospital.

Another victim, Jose Cruz, is now listed in satisfactory condition.

Both men were admitted to the burn unit last week after a well blew out in Ward County.

The explosion blew the crew off of the well head and two other men were instantly killed.

OSHA is still investigating.

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