Utah man injured in ND oil rig blast dies

Sep 16 2012 - 8:25am

WILLISTON, N.D. -- Authorities say a Utah man has died of injuries suffered in an oil rig explosion in western North Dakota.

A statement from the Mountrail County Sheriff's Office says 29-year-old Jeffery Kinkaid of Nephi, Utah died Friday.

The Williston Herald reports that Kinkaid was burned in an explosion on Sept. 4 at a rig site southwest of Stanley. He was taken to a Minnesota burn center after the explosion.

 

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