Michigan man killed in N. Dakota oil patch identified

Associated Press

Ross, N.D. — Authorities have identified a worker who died after being struck by a crane boom at an oil well site in western North Dakota.

Mountrail County Sheriff Ken Halvorson says 36-year-old Paul Green II, of Alger, Michigan, died at the scene near Ross on Monday.

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration says Green worked for Advance Energy, a Michigan-based drilling contractor. The company has declined comment to The Associated Press.

OSHA is investigating.