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20 Year Old Loses Life on Oilfield in Toole County

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An oilfield accident in Toole County has taken the life of a twenty year old Sunburst man.

Authorities with the Toole County Sheriff's Office identifying the man as Coby Epperson who was employed at Somont Oil Company.

Epperson and a co-worker were using a wheel wrench on a wellhead when a piece broke off and hit Epperson in the chest.  He was pronounced dead at Marias Medical Center in Shelby and the cause of death was blunt force trauma.

Billings OSHA has sent representatives to the site this took place to investigate the situation.

 

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