Sheriff’s deputy confirms 1 dead in Indiana fertilizer plant explosion
Marks third fertilizer plant blast in U.S. in as many months
UNION MILLS, Ind.—An explosion at a fertilizer plant in northwest Indiana has killed one person.
The Sheriff’s Department confirms that one person was killed in an explosion in Union Mills, about 50 kilometres east of Gary, Ind., and 70 kilometres east of the Indiana-Illinois border.
Deputy Neil Lachmund says all other people are accounted for following the afternoon explosion June 24 at the Union Mills Co-op.
Lachmund says two other people are being checked for injuries.
That blast killed one worker and injured seven others.