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Published November 15, 2012, 04:52 PM

Oil derrick collapses forcing traffic to slow down on Highway 85 near Belfield

Belfield, ND (WDAY TV) -- Traffic has slowed on Highway-85 in the Northwest part of North Dakota, for a rare sight.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Belfield, ND (WDAY TV) -- Traffic has slowed on Highway-85 in the Northwest part of North Dakota, for a rare sight.

A collapsed oil derrick is causing quite the scene just north of Belfield along Highway 85. Dozens of drivers on the busy highway in oil country are pulling over to see this Nabors drilling rig number B-15.

The oil derrick toppled over while crews were "rigging down," or getting ready to move to a next location.

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