Two workers were killed at Mid American Steel and Wire near Madill

Last updated: January 23. 2014 10:21AM - 1299 Views

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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.

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