Worker killed in industrial accident in Yukon identified
From Staff Reports Published: October 7, 2016 3:50 PM CDT Updated: October 7, 2016 9:27 PM CDT
YUKON, OK — A worker who died in a Thursday accident involving industrial equipment has been identified.
About 3:45 p.m., Taylor Borth, 23, was unloading materials on property leased by JDC Drilling, near State Highway 66 and Gregory Road, when he was pinned between the bed of a large truck and a trailer, city of Yukon spokeswoman Jenna Roberson said.
Borth died at the scene of his injuries. Roberson said the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the incident.
JDC Drilling, LLC is a domestic land-based drilling rig contractor headquartered in Oklahoma City serving operators in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico.
JDC Drilling owns and operates a twelve rig fleet, boasting highly skilled and vastly experienced personnel with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in both the engineering and operational aspects of land-based drilling.
JDC Drilling specializes in land-based drilling rig operations in the Mid-Continent and Permian basin. JDC owns and operates an eleven rig fleet, operated by experienced personnel with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in both the engineering and operational aspects of land-based drilling. Since inception, JDC has drilled without any incidents resulting in a zero TRIR (Total Recordable Incident Rate). Until of course this poor worker got killed.
JDC Drilling Headquarters
3801 S. Bryant Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73115
Phone: (405) 835-2790
Fax: (405) 652-0982
Man dies in industrial accident in Yukon
Oklahoman Published: October 6, 2016 4:42 PM CDT Updated: October 6, 2016 9:33 PM CDT
Man dies in industrial accident
A 23-year-old man died Thursday afternoon after he was pinned by industrial equipment.
About 3:45 p.m., firefighters went to State Highway 66 and Gregory Road after receiving a call that a man was pinned between a crane and a trailer, said city of Yukon spokeswoman Jenna Roberson.
The man, who was not identified, died at the scene from his injuries.
Roberson said the accident happened on property owned by JDC Drilling, but the man was not an employee.