Rig Accident Kills Minot Man - KFYRTV.COM - Bismarck, ND - News, Weather, Sports

Rig Accident Kills Minot Man

Posted: Updated:

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.

  • Latest NewsMore>>

  • Police Search for Missing Woman

    Police Search for Missing Woman

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:52:27 GMT
    Police are asking for the public's help in finding a Bismarck woman who has been missing for 20 years this Saturday.
    Police are asking for the public's help in finding a Bismarck woman who has been missing for 20 years this Saturday.
  • MomsEveryday: Sleep

    MomsEveryday: Sleep

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:21:28 GMT
    MomsEveryday correspondent Jen Lennon explains how much sleep is enough.
    MomsEveryday correspondent Jen Lennon explains how much sleep is enough.
  • Fill the Boot Raises More than $35,000

    Fill the Boot Raises More than $35,000

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:10:18 GMT
    Children that thought they would never get the chance to experience summer camp will now have the opportunity.
    Children that thought they would never get the chance to experience summer camp will now have the opportunity.
Powered by WorldNow
    Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFYR. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.