AUDIO: KMCO Worker Killed In Explosion ID'd


(Crosby, TX) -- Relatives and friends are identifying the employee who died in Tuesday morning's explosion and fire at a chemical plant in Crosby. The blast killed 27-year-old James Earl Mangum, who was nicknamed Bubba. Mangum was originally from the Daisetta area, northeast of Houston.

He was a Sam Houston State University graduate who worked at a chemical plant in Liberty before hiring on at KMCO's Crosby facility a few years ago.


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