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Investigation continues into death of oil rig worker in Martin County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

An investigation is still ongoing in Martin County over a death at an oil rig.

The rig is located on State Highway 176, not too far from State Highway 137.

That's where officials say 42-year-old Gabriel Chavarria was killed around 3 Friday afternoon.

The Martin County Sheriff's Office and OSHA are still looking into what exactly caused Chavarria's death.

He was originally from Midland.

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