Deadly Explosion at GM Plant in Marion, Ind.

Published 07/01 2014 08:33PM

Updated 07/01 2014 08:34PM

One person dies and eight others are injured in a chemical explosion inside a General Motors Stamping Plant in Marion, Indiana.

Fire officals said chlorine dioxide was involved in the explosion. None of the eight people injured have life-threatening injuries.

The man killed was identified as 48-year-old James L. Gibson, a contract employee.

More than 1,600 people work at the plant.

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