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Oilfield Worker Killed in Oklahoma

A man was killed at an oil well in Piedmont, Oklahoma. He was an employee of Southwest Oilfield Construction. A team of three men were working at the site to pull a pipe out of the ground. The oilfield accident happened at the end of August. Goodwin says the large object — possibly weighing as much as 1,800 pounds — came up from the ground with the pipe and struck the platform where the…