One dead, two injured in Deep ETX well site accident

Thursday, July 5, 2012 - 10:22am

One man was killed and two others seriously injured in a gas well site accident southwest of Chireno Thursday morning.

According to the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Department, a high-pressure water line cap ruptured just before 8:00 am at a site off CR 445 in Nacogdoches County.

One man was pronounced dead at the scene, and two others were taken to the Nacogdoches Medical Center with serious injuries. All three men were employees of Platinum Pressure Pumping.

The victims' identities have not been released at this time, pending notification of their families.

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