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Berks County Plant Explosion Kills 1 Employee, Injures 2 Others

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    Deadly Berks County Plant Explosion Victim ID'd

    The worker who died in an explosion at a Berks County titanium plant has been identified as 27-year-old Jacob Lopez of Ephrata Township. (Published Saturday, March 28, 2015)

    An explosion at a Berks County Titanium plant killed one employee and injured two others late Friday.

    Multiple people called 911 when the deadly explosion happened at the Timet Plant at 900 Hemlock Rd. in Morgantown around 11 p.m.

    When fire crews arrived, they found a worker trapped under a piece of equipment in the plant.

    eputy Coroner Christopher Chesonis pronounced 27-year-old Jacob Lopez of Ephrata dead shortly before 12:30 a.m. Saturday, according to the Reading Eagle.

    1 Dead, 2 Injured in Plant Explosion

    [PHI] 1 Dead, 2 Injured in Plant Explosion
    An explosion late Friday at the Timet Plant in Berks County has claimed the life of one worker and injured two others.
    (Published Saturday, March 28, 2015)

    Two other employees were injured in the explosion and rushed to Reading Hospital.

    Their conditions are unknown.

    The cause of the explosion is under investigation.