Press Release: Gillette Man Killed at Rig Site

Converse County Sheriff's Office Press Release – On February 15th, 2014 at approximately 0945 hours, the Converse County Sheriff's Office was notified of an industrial incident on a rig site.

Deputies and investigators responded to Cyclone Rig 33 located at Mary's Draw.  Preliminary investigation indicates that Nathan Scott, 26 of Gillette was struck by a welding truck on the rig site. CPR and lifesaving strategies were immediately employed by the company employees and 911 was call for assistance, Life Flight and an ambulance from Wright were dispatched to the scene but upon arrival they found that Mr. Scott was deceased. The investigation into this matter is ongoing by investigators from the Converse County Sheriff's Office.

Additional details will be made available at a later date.

Sheriff Clint Baker
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