The Norman Transcript

January 22, 2014

Sheriff: 2 killed in Oklahoma plant explosion

Associated Press
The Associated Press

MADILL — Authorities say two workers were killed and one was injured after an explosion at a steel and wire plant in southern Oklahoma.

Marshall County Sheriff Ed Kent says the blast happened Monday afternoon at the Mid American Steel & Wire plant in Madill.

Officials haven’t released the victims’ names, and the state’s medical examiner said Tuesday the bodies have yet to be identified.

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