Midland High School Student Killed in Drilling Site Accident

FORT STOCKTON - A Midland High School student has been killed in a drilling site accident.

17-year-old Francisco Dinkha died Sunday in Fort Stockton, according to the Midland Independent School District.

Another student from Lee High School was also involved in the accident, but sustained non life-threatening injuries.

Preliminary reports show that the students were working on a construction site clearing land for drilling when the incident occurred.

Dinkha completed his Junior year in May and would have been a senior in the fall.