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Man killed in Lincoln Co. oil field accident

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LINCOLN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

According to Lincoln County Coroner Clay McMorris, 22-year-old Chase Curtice of Brookhaven was killed in an oil field accident on Monday night in Lincoln County. 

He was killed at an oil rig off of Dunn – Ratliff Road. 

McMorris says that Curtice was struck by a pipe around 9:30 pm and he was then taken by private vehicle to King Daughters Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. 

An autopsy will be performed on Tuesday. 

OSHA is investigating the incident.

Curtice is originally from Michigan but has been living in Brookhaven for two years.

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