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Mary Hodell, seen here in Beach on Friday, survived a bone-crushing accident in the Oil Patch. Accidents and the death toll associated with them are on the rise as an oil boom takes hold in the region.

Death toll rises as boom takes hold: South Heart woman broken in accident, survives

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SOUTH HEART -- The accident was so gruesome, Mary Hodell thought she had died.

She broke her knees, a tibia, a clavicle, a wrist, a shoulder and nine ribs. The heel of the foot she used to slam on the brake was shattered into 18 pieces.

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