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Nephi man taken off life support after North Dakota explosion
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

A Nephi man injured in a North Dakota oil rig explosion last week was taken off life support Friday.

Jeffrey Todd Kinkaid, 28, was critically injured during a Sept. 4 explosion where he became wedged beneath a burning tank and suffered burns on about 90 percent of his body.

According to an online fundraising site set up by Kinkaid's friends, the man passed away Friday morning at a Minnesota hospital.

Kinkaid's friend, Jacey Roby, had written on the website that doctors estimated that much of Kinkaid's body had 4th-degree burns.No one else was injured in the Frontier Drilling accident.

Jessica Miller

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