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Liberal Man Dies In Oil Rig Accident

By Megan Moore
NewsChannel 10

Near Ames, Oklahoma - An area man has died following an accident on an oil rig in Northwestern Oklahoma.

Authorities say 31 year old Gabriel Ovalle Tellez of Liberal died Saturday morning near Ames in Northwestern Oklahoma.

The rig apparently collapsed just after six that morning.

Another man, David Gonzalez of Hugoton, Kansas, was injured in the accident.

The rig is owned by Wichita-based Tomcat Drilling.

Oklahoma's Occupational Safety Health Administration will investigate the collapse.

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