OSHA looking at fatal gas well blowout

DESOTO PARISH, LA (KSLA) – The federal agency that oversees employee safety has opened an investigation into the deadly gas well blowout in DeSoto Parish.

A spokesperson for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration says they have an open and ongoing investigation into the November 18th gas well accident that killed one person and seriously injured another.

By law, a company that has an industrial accident that kills at least one person or injures at least three people must contact the agency within three days.

There's no word on how long the OSHA investigation will take.

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