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Lawsuit Filed Following Pittsburg County Gas Drilling Explosion

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PITTSBURG COUNTY, Oklahoma -

The widow of one of the men killed in January's gas rig explosion is suing for damages.

Dianna Waldridge filed a negligence lawsuit Friday against the rig operator, Red Mountain Energy and the drilling contractor, Patterson UTI.

The incident happened west of Quinton on January 22nd.  The explosion took place a little before 9 a.m., sending flames shooting 50 feet in the air.

1/23/2018 Related Story: Five Men Killed In Pittsburg County Gas Well Explosion Identified

Her husband, Parker, was one of the six people killed in the explosion and fire.  Waldridge is suing for more than $75,000 in damages.

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