Man Identified In Grady County Oilfield Death


Friday, July 8th 2022, 9:38 am

By: News 9


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Matthew Kopf, an oil worker, died Thursday after an accident at an oilfield, the Grady County Sheriff's Office confirmed.

County undersheriff Gary Boggess told News 9 that the 44-year-old from Newcastle was on a tractor on location at the oilfield.

Authorities said the tractor chain broke and hit the employee in the head and shoulder.

The injury impact killed the man. His body was found on the bank of the Washita River.

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