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Oilfield accident reported in Rusk County, two transported to hospital

RUSK COUNTY, TX (KETK) - An oil field accident has been reported in Rusk County near Henderson, according to Sheriff Jeff Price.

This occurred just after 9 a.m. this morning. 

Two people were injured, according to a witness. One person was hit in the head and one was hit in the back.

One worker has been airlifted and one was transported by a ground ambulance.

Workers were picking up piping and it separated. 

KETK News has a crew at the scene and will update this story as we learn more information.


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