Explosion sends biodiesel plant employee to hospital

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Web Editor - Michael Vick

PEMISCOT COUNTY, Mo. — An explosion at an area biodiesel plant ended with first responders flying a plant employee to a trauma center in Memphis, Tennessee.

The Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department said they received a 9-1-1 call Friday morning alerting them to the explosion just south of Hayti, Missouri.

It’s still unclear what caused the explosion. The sheriff's department said the Occupational, Safety and Health Administration have been notified.

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