Arkansas man killed on the job in Bakken

2014-08-07T06:34:00Z 2014-08-08T11:10:11Z Arkansas man killed on the job in BakkenThe Associated Press The Associated Press
August 07, 2014 6:34 am  • 

STANLEY, N.D. — An Arkansas man working in the western North Dakota oil patch has been killed on the job.

Stanley Police Chief Kris Halvorson said 51-year-old Alan Eberhard of Harrisburg, Ark., died at a hospital after an incident at Dalton Logistics on Tuesday.

Halvorson says Eberhard was working on a payloader hose when the forklift on the machine collapsed, pinning him.

Eberhard's body was sent to the state medical examiner's office for an autopsy.

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