Oilfield worker electrocuted to death in southwest Houston oil field

One worker was killed and  second worker hospitalized when the equipment they were in made contact with an electrical line in a southwest Houston oil field today. The tragedy unfolded this afternoon on Blueridge Road and McHard. Few other details were included in Channel 2’s report. KHOU’s report states the two men were in critical condition, as opposed to one being killed. A sign on the property were the accident happened lists Maverick Drilling & Exploration. ABC Channel 13’s report states that an oil field crane hit the electrical wire, causing it to fall onto at least two workers.

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