Funeral services pending for Durant man killed in plant explosion

January 23, 2014

A Durant man has been identified as one of the victims in an explosion at a plant in Madill on Monday.

Funeral services for Brody Davenport, 23, are pending with Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home in Durant.

He was identified by the state Medical Examiner’s Office as one of the victims in the explosion at Mid American Steel & Wire. Also killed was Gonzalo Martinez.

Officials said the accident happened when a furnace exploded. A third worker was treated for injuries at a local hospital and then released.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the accident.