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Posted: Monday, July 30, 2007 12:00 am

PECOS COUNTY Two Big Spring oilfield workers died Saturday morning after they were ejected in a rollover south of Fort Stockton.

According to Texas Department of Public Safety trooper Jaime Galindo, about 7:30 a.m. Saturday a 1999 Dodge Neon and a 2002 GMC Yukon were northbound on US 385 when the Yukon collided with the Neon from behind sending both vehicles off the roadway.

The Yukon rolled ejecting all four passengers, who were not wearing seatbelts, Galindo said. Albert Castillo, 25, and Earl Wright, 30, both of Big Spring were pronounced dead at the scene.

The other two passengers in the Yukon, J.C. Burchett, 23, of Big Spring, and Steven Painter, 27, of Abilene were taken to Pecos County Memorial Hospital in critical condition. The driver of the Neon, 50-year-old Sara Pena, of Fort Stockton, was also taken to Pecos County Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

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