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Two truck drivers injured in dust explosion at POET

Jun 23, 2019 at 06:45 AM CST

CLOVERDALE — Two truck drivers were injured in a dust explosion at POET Biorefining Friday afternoon. The incident took place around 12:30 p.m. in the grain-loading facility of the plant at 2265 E. CR 800 South, north of Interstate 70 near Cloverdale. Two truck drivers — not POET employees — who were unloading corn were injured in the blast. They were taken to the hospital by Operation Life ambulances.