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Lafayette man identified as well accident victim

4 years ago April 02, 2011 Apr 2, 2011 Saturday, April 02 2011 Saturday, April 02, 2011 1:51:16 PM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

MAURICE, La.- A worker killed in an accident at a natural gas well near Maurice has been identified as a 52-year-old Lafayette man.

The Lafayette Parish sheriff says Clarence Leleaux died when a pipeline ruptured on Thursday. A second worker was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities say the rupture occurred while operations were being conducted on the well.

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