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Oil Worker Dies near Watford City

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A worker in the western North Dakota oil patch has died of injuries suffered in an incident at a well north of Watford City.

McKenzie County Sheriff Ron Rankin has not released the identify the worker, who was pronounced dead at an area hospital Thursday Jan. 31. 

Rankin also did not immediately have details of what happened.

The sheriff says that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will be investigating.

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