UPDATE: Deadly Oilfield Accident Kills Two, Injures Another

UPDATE: Deadly Oilfield Accident Kills Two, Injures Another

Staff Report

NewsWest 9

UPDATE: 08/21/2014

We have now learned the names of the two men killed.

Laben Robokoff and Harvey McKinney both died at the Colorado City Hospital.

Steven McKinney, who was injured, has improved and could possibly be released from the hospital Wednesday.

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MITCHELL COUNTY - An oilfield accident in Mitchell County has left 2 people dead and another person injured.

It happened around noon about 8 miles North of Westbook at a work site just South of County Road 209.

Officials tell us three people were electrocuted while workers were moving a pump-jack.

All of the victims were taken to the Colorado City hospital, where two of them later died.

The 3rd victim was airlifted to Lubbock.

We're told the work site is owned by a Midland oilfield company.

The names of the victims have not been released yet.