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Woman killed in aparent explosion at Meggitt plant in Rockmart

10/31/13--11:25 a.m.


By: Andrew Carter (WRGA News)

Polk County Coroner Trey Litesey confirms to WRGA that there was a fatality from this morning's explosion at the Meggitt plant in Rockmart. Elaine Davidson, 56 of Rockmart was pronounced dead at Polk Medical Center. 

Rockmart Fire Chief Todd Queen said the explosion occurred at 8:15 a.m. at the Meggitt plant at 669 Goodyear Avenue.

Davidson was transported to Polk Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries.

The accident will be investigated by OSHA, according to Queen.