OMAHA, Neb. -- Authorities have released the name of the second worker killed by an explosion at a rail car repair facility in Omaha.
The Omaha Police Department identified him as 44-year-old Adrian LaPour.
Tuesday afternoon's blast occurred at the repair shop of GE Capital Rail Services, which is near a BNSF rail yard. The two men worked at Nebraska Railcar Cleaning Services, hired by GE Capital Rail.
The other dead worker has been identified as 40-year-old Dallas Foulk. Battalion Chief Tim McCaw of the Omaha Fire Department says Foulk was found on the ground near a tank car. The body of LaPour was retrieved later from inside the tank car.
A third worker, who was atop the tank car, wearing a harness, was blown off but escaped serious injury.
The company listed at the address is GE Rail, who are in the business of repairing rail cars.
GE Capital, Rail Services issued a statement:
"We can confirm there was an accident on a track at a rail car repair shop that we operate in Omaha on Tuesday, April 14. We are not in a position to provide details of what caused the incident at this time as an investigative team is on their way to the site to assess the situation. Right now we are focused on the safety of those in the shop and our thoughts and sympathies are with those who were affected by this unfortunate accident."