Worker killed in North Dakota oilfield identified
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified the man who died at an oilfield worksite near Williston.
Williams County sheriff’s officials say 34-year-old Jesus Herrera died Saturday when he was struck in the head by a heavy rod. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating his death.
Herrera was an oil field hand for Brigade Energy Services in Williston.
OSHA’s last investigation of an oilfield-related fatality in North Dakota was in February 2018.