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OSHA: Man dies at ND oil well drilling site

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KILDEER, N.D. (AP) -- The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says a man has died at an oil well drilling site west of Killdeer.

OSHA area director Eric Brooks says the Ensign U.S. Drilling worker was struck by traveling blocks on Thursday while on a drilling rig.

Brooks said emergency personnel were called but the man was pronounced dead at the site. An OSHA compliance officer is on site investigating the incident.

The man's name has not been released pending notification of relatives.

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