Authorities ID victim in Nacogdoches Co. well site accident - Toledo News Now, News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

BREAKING NEWS

Authorities ID victim in Nacogdoches Co. well site accident

Jeremiah Neeley. (Source: Facebook) Jeremiah Neeley. (Source: Facebook)
NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

One person was killed and two others seriously injured following an early morning accident at a gas well site near Chireno Thursday morning.

According to Nacogdoches County Sheriff Thomas Kerss, the accident occurred just before 8:00 a.m. Thursday at a well site off of County Road 445.

Kerss says it appears an end cap came off of a high pressure pumping rig designed to pump saltwater. The cap struck and killed one person and injured two others.

One victim, Jeremiah Keith Neeley, of Kilgore, was pronounced dead at the scene. Two others were transported to a Nacogdoches hospital with serious injuries.

Authorities say the site typically supplies water for fracking.

The identities of the hospitalized victims have not been released at this time. The accident is still under investigation.

Copyright 2012 KLTV. All rights reserved.

  • Headlines from Lucas, Wood, Ottawa, Fulton & Monroe CountiesNewsMore>>

  • Supporters of the Affordable Care Act rally against possible repeal

    Supporters of the Affordable Care Act rally against possible repeal

    Friday, March 24 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-03-24 04:12:04 GMT
    (Source: WTOL)(Source: WTOL)

    It's been seven years since President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law. And for those affected or simply in support of the law, that was something worth celebrating.

    More >>

    It's been seven years since President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law. And for those affected or simply in support of the law, that was something worth celebrating.

    More >>
  • First Alert Forecast: Temperatures to soar on Friday!

    First Alert Forecast: Temperatures to soar on Friday!

    (Source: WTOL)(Source: WTOL)

    Temperatures will soar into the low 70s on Friday. 

    More >>

    Temperatures will soar into the low 70s on Friday. 

    More >>
  • Toledo announces precautionary boil advisory due to malfunction

    Toledo announces precautionary boil advisory due to malfunction

    Thursday, March 23 2017 11:27 PM EDT2017-03-24 03:27:51 GMT
    (Source: AP Images)(Source: AP Images)

    An electrical malfunction in the High Service Pumping Station at Collins Park Water Treatment Plant resulted in uneven water pressure throughout the system this afternoon, according to Toledo city officials. 

    More >>

    An electrical malfunction in the High Service Pumping Station at Collins Park Water Treatment Plant resulted in uneven water pressure throughout the system this afternoon, according to Toledo city officials. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly