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Resource ID: #26884
Subject: Public Safety
Source: Houston Public Media
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Date: September 15-18, 2014

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Nationwide, oilfield workers are far more likely to die on the road than other workers. Meanwhile, Texas has become the deadliest state in total traffic fatalities during the last five years. The rise in deaths are taking place during the state's boom in hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking." This series explores why there are so many oilfield-related traffic deaths and the impact on loved ones left behind.

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