Man Burned in Oil Rig Explosion
The Mountrail County Sheriff`s Department says a man was injured in an oil rig explosion near Stanley yesterday morning. The 29-year-old Utah man is in intensive care after suffering severe burns to over 90 percent of his body.
He was flown to Trinity Hospital in Minot, and then transferred to a burn unit in Minnesota.
The explosion happened at a Hess oil rig 12 miles southwest of Stanley.
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