Sunday, February 10, 2013

1 killed, 1 hurt in explosion at Texas gas plant

Authorities say one person has been killed and another seriously injured after a gas plant explosion in southeast Texas.

The Houston Chronicle ( reports that one employee was flown to a hospital after the incident Saturday morning in La Porte, 25 miles southeast of Houston. Another worker was missing.

The newspaper says crews found a body after searching for about 12 hours, but couldn't confirm the victim's identity Saturday night.