YUKON, Oklahoma - An employee at a drilling site near Yukon was killed after getting pinned by a piece of equipment, Thursday afternoon.

Rescue crews were called out to the scene at a site belonging to the JDC Drilling Company, along Route 66 and Gregory Rd. just before 4 p.m.

According to a spokesperson with the City of Yukon, the victim, so far only identified as a 23-year-old white male, was crushed between a crane and a trailer. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The medical examiner has been called to the scene. Additional information about the incident likely will not be available until Friday.

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