Man killed after water line bursts in oilfield accident

Coby Stinson. (Photo courtesy of a family friend)
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BORDEN COUNTY -- A man was killed after a water line burst in an oilfield accident Friday in Borden County.

According to the Borden County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a call of an oilfield accident on County Road 255 at 4:25 p.m.

When deputies arrived on scene, they found that 20-year-old Coby Stinson of Colorado City had died in an accident.

An investigation into the accident shows that a water line blew out, causing a piece of the line to hit Stinson.

The Sheriff's Office says that the investigation is still ongoing.