3rd worker dies of injuries from Texas oil well blowout
BRYAN, Texas (AP) - A third worker has died of injuries from a Central Texas oil well blowout. A spokesman for Chesapeake Energy says in a statement the company is “deeply saddened" by the worker's death. Spokesman Gordon Pennoyer did not say when the worker died. Pennoyer says the blowout happened Wednesday afternoon while a crew was replacing drilling hardware near Deanville, Texas. One worker was killed outright, while another died at a hospital on Thursday. The condition of another injured worker was not immediately known. No identities have been released.
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