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Texas-Man Killed When Cables Snapped At Denton County Drilling Site

November 23, 2018

Officials found a 52-year-old man dead at a Denton County drilling site Wednesday morning, apparently killed when cables broke and struck him.

Texas Man Killed in Oilfield AccidentLouis Earl Goodman was found dead at a gas well about 4 miles west of Ponder at 10:35 a.m., according to the Tarrant County medical examiner.

Investigators from the Denton County Sheriff's Office believe Goodman's death was a tragic accident, according to a spokeswoman.

Authorities believe cables at the site broke and struck Goodman sometime before Wednesday morning, Denton County Emergency Services Assistant Chief Roland Asebedo told the Denton Record-Chronicle.

Goodman was from Bryson, about 60 miles northwest of Fort Worth.

Source: Dallas News     

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