Rig worker killed in Converse Co. vehicle accident

By: AP
By: AP

Douglas, WY (AP) - Authorities say a 26-year-old Gillette man died when he was struck by a welding truck at a Converse County rig site.

The Converse County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as Nathan James Scott.

The sheriff's office says the accident was reported at 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the Cyclone Rig 33.

The office says fellow employees on site attempted CPR, but were unable to revive Scott.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the incident is under investigation.

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