Grand Island, NE (October 17, 2023) – The Nebraska State Fire Marshal Agency confirmed that a 32-year-old woman lost her life as a result of a deadly explosion that occurred in central Nebraska.
The explosion occurred on October 13.
Reports provided by the State Fire Marshal Agency show that a chemical explosion took place inside of the PVE West Building at the Hornady Manufacturing Company location, which is in Grand Island in the area near Wood River.
One of the employees, identified as a 32-year-old woman, suffered fatal injuries due to the explosion. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Two other workers were injured as a result of the incident. Both victims were transported to an area hospital for emergency care.
Authorities are currently investigating the explosion.
We hope the two people hurt due to this explosion recover quickly.
Our condolences are with the family of the woman who lost her life.
Fatal Explosions in Nebraska
An explosion can have devastating consequences for your family. Unfortunately, there are countless instances where people lose their lives as a result of fatal explosions that take place in our state every year. There are many cases where explosions occur inside commercial structures.
When it comes to chemical explosions, there are several factors that commonly contribute to these incidents taking place. One of the leading factors is human error. It is important that employers teach their employees safe work habits when it comes to handling hazardous chemicals. Poor and insufficient training can lead to explosions that are devastating.
There are also many cases where explosions take place as a result of defective machinery. When equipment is not functioning how it should, it can result in a major disaster. A lack of maintenance can also lead to a devastating explosion incident.
If you have lost a loved one due to a fatal explosion, you need to seek guidance from a chemical plant explosion lawyer right away. Your attorney will be able to help you pursue a claim for compensation against the person who is responsible. Your attorney will conduct an investigation on your behalf and identify all of the factors that led to the incident occurring. They will then guide you on the legal process and help your family protect your rights.
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