HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – A second worker has died of injuries from a Central Texas oil well blowout.
A spokesman for Chesapeake Energy says the worker died Thursday night at a hospital. Spokesman Gordon Pennoyer says the blowout happened Wednesday afternoon while a crew was replacing drilling hardware near Deanville, Texas.
One worker was killed outright. Two workers remain hospitalized. No identities or conditions have been released.