2nd worker dies of injuries from Texas oil well blowout

Texas

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — A second worker has died of injuries from a Central Texas oil well blowout.

A spokesman for Chesapeake Energy says the worker died Thursday night at a hospital.

Spokesman Gordon Pennoyer says the blowout happened Wednesday afternoon while a crew was replacing drilling hardware near Deanville, Texas.

One worker was killed outright. Two workers remain hospitalized. No identities or conditions have been released.

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