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Memorial for Mississippi oil rig victims held Tuesday

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The April 20th explosion and fire that resulted in that massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 workers.

Four of those victims were Mississippi residents Karl Kleppinger, Aaron Burkeen, Dewey Revette, and Shane Roshto.

Tuesday a memorial will be held to honor all the crew members of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig.

The private, ticketed event will be held at the Jackson Convention Complex, and you will be able to watch it live on our website beginning at noon.

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