3rd Man Dies of Injuries From Oklahoma Oil Rig Explosion

January 7, 2015

A third man has died of injuries suffered in a December explosion at an oil rig in southern Oklahoma.

The wife of Mark Pittman told reporters that Pittman died during the weekend at an Oklahoma City hospital where he was taken following the Dec. 19 explosion and fire at the rig near Coalgate. Two workers died in the blast and subsequent fire and two more were injured.

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the explosion.

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