Federal agency investigating fatal explosion at Lone Star plant

Federal agency investigating fatal explosion at Lone Star plant

LONE STAR, TX (KLTV) -A federal agency is investigating an explosion at a plant in Lone Star that left one person dead.

A federal official confirmed Monday that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the Aug. 31 incident.

William Rudd, of Yale, Oklahoma, died in the explosion at Lone Star Specialties. Four others were injured and transported to area hospitals.

Longview Fire, the Texas Rangers, Champion EMS, Lone Star Fire Department, and the Morris County Sheriff’s Department assisted at the scene.

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