Worker Is Killed At Drilling Operation

JACKSONBURG – A subcontractor performing work on a road leading to a Stone Energy natural gas drilling pad in Wetzel County died following an accident involving a bulldozer, Stone Vice President Flo Ziegler confirmed Tuesday.

Noting the accident occurred last week, she declined to identify the victim or provide further details. Ziegler said Lafayette, La.-based Stone contacted the Occupational Safety and Health Administration regarding the matter.