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 - Derrick Fall Kills Bogatan Paris News Service...
Derrick Fall Kills Bogatan Paris News Service TALCO — H. W. Vickers, Jr., 35, of Bogata was fatally injured when a drilling rig on which he was working collapsed Saturday shortly after noon in the Trix-Liz Field about 10 miles east of Talco. Vickers, employed by the Jo.hn B. Stephens Oil Co., as a derrick man, was working up in the derrick when the accident occurred. Witnesses said Vickers fell about 60 feet with the rig and struck a stack of oilfield piping. He died in Titus County Memorial Hospital in Ml. Pleasant at 3 p.m. of the injuries. Funeral arrangements are pending with Bogata Funeral Home. Survivors include his wife, two small sons ind a daughter and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Vickers, Sr., all of Bogata; two brothers, Wayne Vickers, Levittown, N.J.. and Kenneth Vickers, Bogata; three sisters. Mrs. Malcolm Wright, Dallas, Mrs. George Harris, Larnar, Mo., and a sister at

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  1. The Paris News,
  2. 09 Apr 1961, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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