Fifth person dies from Didion Milling explosion in Cambria

Posted at 6:44 PM, Jun 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-23 20:40:35-04

A fifth person has died from his injuries sustained in the explosion at the Didion Milling plant in Cambria last month.

The company announced Friday that Carlos “Charly” Nunez died from his injuries.

The company released the following statement following his death.

It is with sadness and sympathy we report the peaceful passing of Carlos “Charly” Nunez due to injuries sustained in the May 31 incident at our milling operation in Cambria. He will be missed more than words can express. The family thanks the University of Wisconsin Burn Unit doctors and nurses for their tireless efforts and encourage others to support and recognize their efforts in this very important work. The family has asked for privacy and space to grieve their loss, and with the utmost compassion, we request others to respect their wishes. The Didion Milling family and the community send our heartfelt condolences to the family. We ask for your continued thoughts and prayers for the family and for Didion Milling as we build a stronger future together here at Didion.

The blast also killed Angel Reyes, Robert Goodenow, Pawel Tordoff and Duelle Block.