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Published September 30, 2011, 03:49 PM

Oil Field Worker Killed Near Williston

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A 40-year-old oil Illinois man has been killed while working in the oil field near Williston.

By: Associated Press,

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A 40-year-old oil Illinois man has been killed while working in the oil field 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.

KFYR reports (http://bit.ly/mVCxy1) 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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