Oil Rig Fatality

A weekend industrial accident in Nacogdoches County led to the death of a Kilgore man. The accident happened on an oil rig located near farm to market road 95 between Garrison and Melrose. Matt Reed was working at the base of the rig when a piece of machinery fell on him hitting him in the head. The 23-year-old died early Monday morning at a Nacogdoches hospital.