EDDY COUNTY, N.M. – One man is dead following an industrial accident in Eddy County on Monday afternoon.
The Eddy County Sheriff's Office tells NewsWest 9, the accident happened at a Concho rig site on Longhorn Road (County Road 725).
Officials tell NewsWest 9 that the Concho lease location had a piece of steel pipe fall while removing it from a well.
25-year-old German Caballero of Kermit, Texas, was pronounced dead at the scene due to the injuries he sustained in the accident.
The accident is still being investigated by the Eddy County Sheriff's Office Detective Division.