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Williams confirms second death from Geismar explosion

10:11 PM MDT | June 14, 2013 | Clay Boswell

Williams officials said Friday afternoon that a second employee has died following Thursday's propylene explosion and fire at the company's Geismar, LA, olefins plant. Williams officials said that Scott Thrower, 47, supervisor of operations, died Friday as a result of injuries suffered in Thursday’s explosion. Zachary Green, 29, an operator at the plant, was previously identified as the accident’s first fatality Thursday. Williams said it continues to closely monitor the status of one employee and four contract workers who remain hospitalized. Larry...

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