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Dexter Explosion Victims Identified

Apr 23, 2013

The names of the victims in Monday afternoon's explosion at the Dexter Utilities Department have been released. 

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office says 48 year-old Michael Koch of Brooklyn died of injuries suffered in the explosion.  Koch was employed by Platinum Pneumatical Mechanical. 

23 year-old David McBride of Howell, an employee of Regal Recycling, was injured.  He was last reported in stable condition at University of Michigan hospital.