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Published May 10, 2011, 04:57 PM

Worker Dies After Being Electrocuted on Williston-area Oil Rig

Joe Kronberg, 53, of Bison, SD, was electrocuted and died late Monday evening while working on a rig in Williams County. The Williams County Sheriff's Office says the death is non-criminal.

By: WDAZ Staff and Wire Report,

A man who was electrocuted at an oil rig near Williston, ND, has died, the Williston Herald reports.

Joe Kronberg, 53, of Bison, SD, was electrocuted and died late Monday evening while working on a rig in Williams County.

The Williams County Sheriff's Office says the death is non-criminal and no further investigation is planned.

The company that owns the rig had not yet issued a statement regarding the incident as of mid-Tuesday.

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