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Associated Press, Published May 28 2013

Death at northwestern ND oil rig investigated

BOWBELLS, N.D. — Authorities are investigating a death at an oil rig in northwestern North Dakota.

The Burke County Sheriff's Office says the fatality happened shortly after noon Saturday. The victim was not immediately identified and details of what was described as an accident were not immediately released Tuesday.

The sheriff's office, North Dakota Highway Patrol and state medical examiner's office are investigating.

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