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Fatal explosion at Calpine Company Generation Plant in Corpus Christi

Investigators have released the identity of the victim.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Editor's Note: The video attached above was from Friday, June 18.

The Nueces County Office of Emergency Management announced that one person was killed after a natural gas explosion on Buddy Lawrence and I-37 at the Calpine Company Generation Plant just after 7 p.m. on Friday, June 18.

After an investigation over the weekend, the Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office announced the man who was killed as a result of the explosion was 36-year-old Joe Robert Reyes.

This is a developing story. Stick with 3News for updates. 

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