July 14, 2010

Oil Spill Takes 12th Victim

Fisherman William Allen “Rookie” Kruse took his life last week, family and friends say he is the 12th victim of the April 20 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion, which killed 11 crew members.  The Gulf of Mexico oil spill ended Kruse’s $5,000 fishing trips for marlin and red snapper.  Out of work and suffering major financial devastation in an already struggling economy, two weeks ago Kruse agreed to work for BP, turning his 50- and 40-foot […]