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Explosion at oil rig near Williston kills 1, injures several

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WILLISTON, N.D. - One fatality and several injuries have been reported after an explosion at an oil rig south of here Wednesday evening.


The McKenzie County Sheriff's Office confirmed one death and said several were injured, WDAY-TV reported.

Fire crews were still on scene and no further details were released as of press time.

The sheriff's office said emergency personnel were called to the scene about seven miles south of Williston around 5:46 p.m.

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