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Rig Accident Kills Minot Man

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A Minot man was killed on an oil rig near Killdeer yesterday morning.

Kristopher Barnes, 32, was working on an Ensign drilling rig around 6:30, when he became trapped under blocks.  

His co-workers performed CPR until the Killdeer Ambulance crew arrived, but Barnes was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident is under investigation.

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