Victims Identified In Big Bend Accident


Apollo Beach, Fla. (Newsradio 970 WFLA)-An industrial accident... possibly an explosion... at the Big Bend Power Plant in Apollo Beach. The accident killed two and injured four other workers.  The four injured are at Tampa General Hospital. 

It's believed the victims were performing maintenance on a slag tank and the workers were burned. The cause is under investigation.

The two men killed have been identified as 40 year-old Christopher Irvin of Tampa and 60 year-old Michael McCort of Riverview.

The injured are identified as 32 year-old Gary Marine, Junior, of Tampa, 21 year-old Antonio Navarrete of Wimauma, 55 year-old Frank Lee Jones of Tampa and 56 year-old Armando Perez of Wimauma.

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