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Subcontractor Found Dead Over Oil Tank

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A subcontracted worker was found dead over an oil tank at a Continental Resources well site on Monday morning. 

The McKenzie County Sheriff's Department identifies the worker as Zachary Buckles, 20, of Glasgow Mont. 

The North Dakota Occupational Safety and Health Administration says Buckle was a worker for Black Gold Testing, which was a multi-subcontractor at the well site. 

The sheriff's department says foul play is not suspected, and the cause of death is likely H2S gas poisoning.

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