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Oil rig worker falls to his death at Kiewit bulkheads near Ingleside

SAN PATRICIO COUNTY, TX – According to KIII TV, a man died after he fell off an oil rig moored at the Kiewit bulkheads into the water below Saturday.

Rescue crews conducted a search and rescue operation and located the body of Ricardo Jazael Loredo Padron, 29, around 5:30 p.m. They pronounced Padron dead at the scene.

Padron’s inflatable personal floatation device did not deploy and may have contributed to his death.

The incident is under investigation.

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