Miguel Dominguez Killed in Work Fall Accident in Crane, TX
Crane, TX — January 5, 2022, Miguel Dominguez was fatally injured as the result of a work accident where he fell on a well site.
Preliminary details about the fatal incident have been released by officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Their reports say the incident happened at 8:30 a.m. at the well site labeled "Waddell Wn Etal #1082." The company allegedly involved was listed as Atlas Production Service, LLC.
Details surrounding the accident say that 38-year-old Miguel Dominguez was doing well servicing at the time. Somehow, he fell after being "hoisted" to the area of the pump jack head. He feel an estimated 30 - 40 feet, resulting in fatal injuries.
Exact information about how Dominguez fell isn't clear at this time. Details concerning fall prevention equipment was not specified. The OSHA reports did include one listed alleged standard violation, and a recommended penalty of at least $8.000 was also included in the incident report. Right now, additional details surrounding the deadly accident remain unclear.