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8/14/2007-Gregg Co.

East Texan Struck In Head, Killed By Equipment At Oil Rig

An early Tuesday afternoon industrial accident has killed one East Texan.

The accident happened north of Kilgore at an oil rig well located at Highway 42 and Goforth road. 

The Gregg County Sheriff's Department says a 27-year-old Tyler resident was struck in the head by a piece of heavy equipment. The victim was taken to a local hospital but did not survive. The victim's identity has not been released.

Danielle Capper, Reporting. dcapper@kltv.com

 

 

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