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Oilfield worker killed in North Dakota

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BISMARCK (AP) -- A 40-year-old oil Illinois man has been killed while working in the oilfield near Williston.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the man was filling a frac tank with fresh water 10 miles south of Williston when another worker driving a truck ran over him Thursday night.

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KFYR reports that the incident appears accidental.

Authorities have not released the man's name. He was originally from Illinois but had been living in the Watford City and Dickinson areas.

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