Drilling Accident Death
A man is dead after an accident on a drill rig Wednesday afternoon.
August 30, 2013
Andover (WENY) - A man is dead after an accident on a drill rig Wednesday afternoon. Police say a oil rig accident kills 79-year old Douglas Wightman of Bolivar. Wightman was supervising the crew at the well in the Allegany County town of Andover. That's when pulleys and cables on its mast snapped and dropped 40 feet onto Wightman. He was pronounced dead at the scene.