Rig Accident Kills Worker in Louisiana

March 2, 2010

Deputies say a 25-year-old Texas man has died in an accident at a natural gas drilling site in south Caddo Parish in Louisiana.

The accident happened Feb. 27 at a rig operated by Trinidad Drilling Ltd. and owned by Chesapeake Operating Inc.

The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Noe Falcon of Rio Grande City, Texas, an employee of Trinidad Drilling.

Officials say Falcon died from a head injury.

No details about the accident were released.

Information from: KTBS-TV, http://ktbs.com

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