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Odessa Man Killed in Oil Rig Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

The Reagan County Sheriff's Department is investigating after an early morning oil rig death, just east of Midkiff.  

It happened between five and six Thursday morning at a Matlock Drilling Rig.  

According to the Reagan County Sheriff, 26-year old Benjamin Bridgeman of Odessa was under the rig when blocks holding up the rig came out from underneath.       

No word on any other injuries.

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