Windfarm employee medi-flighted to OKC after hanging in mid-air

David Sims, 33, an employee at the Red Dirt Wind Project, was air-lifted to St. Anthony’s Hospital early Monday morning. He was hanging by his hand from a turbine about 300-ft. above the ground, said Mike Shults, a Kingfisher County deputy sheriff.

The employee’s condition was not known at deadline Tuesday morning. A St. Anthony spokesperson told The Clipper Monday afternoon that Sims was not registered as a patient and might have been treated and released.

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