Randy Yellowman Killed in Explosion at Gas Well in La Plata County, CO

January 2, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Randy Yellowman
Type of Accident
Explosion Incident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Authorities have not yet released information related to the exact cause of the accident

What Happened

Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials are investigating an explosion that turned fatal on January 2nd, 2019 in La Plata County, CO. 47-year-old Randy Yellowman was seriously injured in the explosion at a gas well site. Yellowman was working at the time of the accident. He later died from his injuries.

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