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.