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2nd worker dies of injuries from Texas oil well blowout

2 months 6 days 4 hours ago Friday, January 31 2020 Jan 31, 2020 January 31, 2020 3:21 PM January 31, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

BRYAN, Texas (AP) - A second worker has died of injuries from a Central Texas oil well blowout. A spokesman for Chesapeake Energy says the worker died Thursday night at a hospital. Spokesman Gordon Pennoyer says the blowout happened Wednesday afternoon while a crew was replacing drilling hardware near Deanville, Texas. One worker was killed outright. Two workers remain hospitalized. No identities or conditions have been released.

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