Oil Well Accident

Friday, October 15th 2004, 3:58 pm
By: News On 6

A Bixby farmer and oil producer was killed today in a freak accident at his oil pump.

The Tulsa County Sheriff's office says Forest Shanks was weed-eating around this oil pump when he fell.

Officers say the 82-year-old farmer got tangled up in the machinery and died from a head injury.

Shanks had lived and worked in Oklahoma all of his life.