French Lick Man Dies from Injuries Suffered in Huntingburg Explosion

A man burned during a chemical explosion at a Huntingburg business has died.

According to WFIE, the explosion happened November 27th at Styline Services Center on West 6th Street.

The fire department said an employee was cleaning trucks in a service pit when the chemicals ignited in a flash fire.

The man was flown to Jasper Memorial Hospital, and later transferred to Indianapolis.

The Marion County Coroner confirms 54-year-old John Deel of French Lick died December 4th.