Third man dies following Florida power plant accident
In addition to the three who died, three others were hospitalized
Hillsborough County Sheriff's officials told The Associated Press in an email that Antonio Navarrete died Wednesday evening.
Tampa Electric Co. officials said the accident happened June 29 at a power plant just southeast of downtown Tampa. It occurred at the plant's coal-fired boiler, while workers were performing routine maintenance on the slag tank at the plant southeast of Tampa. Slag is a byproduct created when coal is burned for electricity.
The company said workers were trying to clear a blockage when hot slag came rushing out onto them.
In addition to the three who died, three others were hospitalized.