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Accident Claims Life Of Oilfield Worker

Taylor Morvant, KATC
Taylor Morvant, KATC

19-year-old Taylor Morvant, an oilfield worker who was injured in an accident Tuesday afternoon, has died from his injuries.

According to our news partners at KATC, Morvant was injured when a hatch blew open as he and another worker were pumping crude from a vacuum truck to a tank at a site on Wildcat Loop. Acadia Parish deputies say Morvant was hit in the chest and face.

Morvant passed away in a Lafayette hospital. The death has been ruled as an accident.

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