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Explosion at GM Plant Kills Employee

Steve Wagner

One person was killed and several others were injured in a chlorine dioxide explosion at the GM plant in Marion, IN on July 1st. An employee at the plant, 48-year-old James L. Gibson was killed in the explosion. No reports have been released yet regarding the condition of those injured in the accident.

According to fire officials and those at GM, they were able to get the situation under control quickly, and they evacuated all other employees from the premises. The plant is a GM-owned stamping plant located at 2400 W. Second St. in Marion, just 64 miles north of Indianapolis.

Our sympathies are extended to the family of Mr. Gibson, and we hope those who were injured make a speedy recovery. If you were involved in this accident and need the assistance of an injury or work comp attorney, you can reach us to schedule a free consultation at (888) 204-8440.


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