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Worker dies after being injured in flash fire

A work accident has turned deadly.

One of the workers injured in a flash fire at a charcoal plant has died.

Pulaski county's Emergency Management director tells us Jerry King died at UK hospital Thursday.

The coroner says King had burns over 60 percent of his body.

King and three other men were welding around a silo when a spark caused the fire last Friday.

The flash fire happened at the Kingsford Charcoal Plant near Burnside.

Three other victim, Gayson Robers, Dana Maynar and Jamie Dancy, are listed in serious condition at UK hospital.

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