1 killed, 1 injured in well accident

Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 10:33am

GRAND CANE — One worker was killed and another seriously injured by a gas well blowout in Grand Cane.

Officials evacuted two dozen houses near the Chesapeake Energy well that blew around 10:30 a.m.

The well was going through routine maintenance when it erupted.

The blowout is at least the fourth accident at the Chesapeake site this year.