The police identified the worker whose body was retrieved from the debris of a collapsed power plant in Ohio. The worker was forty-two-year-old Doug Gray from northeastern Kentucky.
The man died in the collapse, says Pat Crowley, a spokesperson for Detroit-based demolition contractor Adam’s Group. Grey was from Greenup County, Kentucky.
Another worker is missing after the collapse of the Killen Generating Station in Manchester, on December 9. The authorities haven’t publicly shared the identity of the missing worker.
Grey was found dead in the rubble on December 12. The workers from the Adamo Group were leading the search. According to the authorities, the rescue efforts were moved into a recovery mission.
The crews used heavy equipment to examine through the debris. Three other workers were also trapped and were rescued several hours after the collapse They were transferred to a hospital, but their conditions aren’t publicly known.
For now, it’s not known what caused the collapsed power plant in Ohio. The coal-fired generating station works since 1982 and was closed in 2018. It was relocated about seventy-five miles east of Cincinnati.
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