Five rig workers’ remains found

The Associated Press - January 23, 2018 3:51 pm

QUINTON, Okla. (AP) – Officials say they have recovered the remains of five workers missing since an explosion at an Oklahoma gas drilling rig.

Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris said Tuesday personnel from the state medical examiner’s office began searching for the workers about noon once the drilling site had been deemed safe.

Morris says the bodies are being transported to Oklahoma City for identification.


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