New details released in the death of an oil field worker

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NewsWest 9

New infomation in the death of an oil field worker.

The Upton County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the death of a man working on an oil rig near the Midland - Upton County line.

The rig belongs to Adobe Drilling.

The accident happened Saturday night around seven.

Officials would not release the name of the man who died.

Deputies from the Midland Sheriff's Office also responded to the accident.

The investigation continues into the accident.