breakingnews DEV STORY 300GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/17/13) – At around 2:00 PM SurfKY received a report of an explosion at 100 Maple Street in Greenville, at the Greenville Recycling building.

The possible injury, reported earlier, actually turned out to be a fatality. According to officials, Robert Adam Baxter, 28, of Greenville was working at Greenville Recycling when a metal barrel exploded. The cause of the explosion has not been released at this time. Baxter did not survive the explosions.

SurfKY News will keep you updated as new information is released.

J.L. Graham & Paul McRee
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