The death of an oil-field worker near Los Alamos over the weekend is being investigated by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department.
Roberto Garcia, 36, of Bakersfield was killed at about 3 p.m. Saturday in an accident on a oil rig located near Cat Canyon Road and Old Rig Road, said Kelly Hoover, a Sheriff's Department spokeswoman.
"The victim … was fatally injured when a platform extension fell," Hoover said. "He was pronounced dead shortly after paramedics arrived."
The death is being investigated sheriff-coroner personnel as an accident, Hoover said.