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Contractor seriously injured on DeSoto Parish well site

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DESOTO PARISH, LA (KSLA) -

A contract worker was seriously injured on a Chesapeake Energy Corporation well site in northern DeSoto Parish Tuesday morning, according to DeSoto Parish Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle.

Sheriff's deputies, EMS and fire crews were called to the site  off of George Small Rd. just south of Frierson sometime after 11 a.m.

Arbuckle says it it happened while crews on the site were working on "hooking up" a completed well.

The injured worker was taken to a hospital in Shreveport by helicopter. His name has not been released.

This story will be updated as new information becomes available.

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