Identity of Worker Killed on an Oil Rig Released

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

CRANE COUNTY - We now know the names of the men hurt and killed in an oil field accident in Northern Crane County on Monday afternoon.

According to the Crane County Sheriff, a piece called the horsehead, fell off a pump jack hitting two workers.

The accident killed 33-year-old Erineo Huerta of Midland instantly.

29-year-old Marcos Bueno of Odessa was flown by CareStar to Medical Center Hospital.

No word on his condition.

The accident happened along FM 1601, near the Crane-Ector County line Monday afternoon around three.

Officials are still investigating.