Alabama – Officials announce that the second personnel injured in the Oct. 31 explosion of a big gasoline pipeline in Alabama has passed away.
It was quoted that the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) as stating the worker passed away on Nov. 22 from injuries obtained in the course of the explosion of the Colonial Pipeline in Shelby County.
The federal agency states it absolutely was notified by the worker’s employer, Heflin-based L.E. Bell Construction. OSHA did not identify the employee.
Colonial officers point out 8 members of the nine-member workers working on the pipeline the time it exploded were workers of L.E Bell.
Authorities state the explosion leads to from a employee who unintentionally hit the line during the course of excavation work.
The explosion triggered a geyser of fire and then power down a principal pipeline providing gasoline to millions of people across the Southeast.