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A worker at a Saskatchewan oil field died earlier this week after an accident at the site.

According to the Global News, a 27-year old man died on Monday at a site near Alameda owned by Calgary-based Spartan Energy.

The man’s name was not disclosed.

A STAR air ambulance was dispatched to the scene just before 2:30 p.m. on Monday.

Spartan Energy corporate development manager Tim Sweeney told the paper that the site is contracted and operated by Panther Drilling.

Sweeney added that the man worked for the drilling company at the site.

Further details about the incident have not been disclosed.

The Coroner’s Office told the Global News that the death appears to be work-related and there is no evidence of foul play.

According to the Global News, the accident was the fourth serious incident in Saskatchewan since late July.


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