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Officials Investigating Fatal Industrial Accident in Upton County

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UPTON COUNTY - Officials have released new information about a fatal industrial accident in Upton County.

We're told the accident happened on County Road 117, 25 miles north of Rankin around 9:25 p.m. Sunday night.

The accident happened on a SideWinder Rig.

Officials from Midland County and Upton County responded to the scene of the fatal accident.

OSHA officials will be doing an investigation into the accident.

The identity of the person killed will not be released until all family has been notified.