Third worker dies from TECO Big Bend plant accident

Third TECO worker dies after explosion

A third worker died Wednesday from the injuries he sustained during last week’s industrial accident at the Tampa Electric Co.’s Big Bend Power Plant.

Antonio Navarrete, 21, of Wimauma was initially injured while attempting to unplug a tank containing lavalike slag with six other men on June 29, according to our partners at the Tampa Bay Times.

Three people remain in the hospital following the accident.

Go to the Tampa Bay Times’ website for more information.

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