Worker Injured In Explosion At Montgomery Co. Wood Plant Dies

Worker Dies After Wood Plant Explosion

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, N.C. -- One of the workers injured in a wood plant explosion in Montgomery County has died, Mohawk Industries announced. 

The company confirmed Mr. Seedy Bah died around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday from his injuries. 

The explosion happened at the Unilin Wood Products Plant near Mount Gilead in Montgomery County around 3 p.m. Tuesday. Two workers were taken to the UNC Burn Center in Chapel Hill. 

Mohawk Industries said the other employee that was injured, Mr. Raymond Thompson, is still receiving care in a trauma center. 

The company says it is cooperating with the local fire department and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration during the investigation. The cause of the fire is still unknown. 

Mohawk Industries says nothing of this magnitude has ever happened at the plant. 

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