North Slope Accident Kills Doyon Drilling Worker

There are still few details about a North Slope oil field accident that killed a Fairbanks man.  Doyon Drilling worker David James, originally from Ft. Yukon, died in the accident at a offshore drilling rig site Monday. Roberta Quintavell, senior vice president and chief operating officer for Parent company Doyon LTD, says she can’t share any details of what happened, but adds the incident is being taken seriously.

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is among the agencies investigating the offshore accident.

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