In Colorado, a Halliburton Truck spilled acid on a police officer.
A truck from Haliburton Oil Services, hauling three small tanks of 28 percent hydrochloric acid was on the truck scale, and when it pulled away, the acid spilled out of the top of one tank.
FORT WORTH — A truck driver was killed Wednesday afternoon at a natural gas drilling site when his vehicle overturned, authorities said Thursday.
The 27-year-old victim had not been identified pending notification of relatives, according to an official from the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office on Thursday.
The accident occurred shortly before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 4900 block of Boat Club Road in Fort Worth.
According to Fort Worth police, the truck driver was backing an 18-wheeler hauling water into the pad site when the ground around it gave way, causing the vehicle to overturn.
Fort Worth police did not release any other details.
Elizabeth Todd, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Labor, said Thursday morning that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in investigating the death and has six months to complete that investigation.
She said the agency doesn’t comment on on-going investigations