NM man dies in North Dakota oil well fire

Posted at: 10/26/2012 1:52 PM
By: Tracy Dingmann, KOB.com

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Authorities are awaiting the autopsy results of a New Mexico man who was killed in an oil well fire in western North Dakota.

McKenzie County Sheriff Ron Rankin tells the Bismarck Tribune  that 60-year-old Jesus Castillo of Santa Fe, N.M., died Monday at an oil well site near Mandaree.

The sheriff says Castillo suffered burns while repairing a leak at the well. No foul play was suspected.

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