BILLINGS, Mont. — An eastern Montana man died in an oil well explosion north of Baker.

Fallon County Sheriff Trenton Harbaugh tells The Billings Gazette that 39-year-old Chad Tronstad of Baker died after the rig experienced a “pressurized explosion” late Thursday morning.

The cause of the explosion is still under investigation.


Information from: The Billings Gazette, http://www.billingsgazette.com

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