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HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. (Fox13) -

The Kilgore plant employee involved in that explosion Saturday morning has passed away.

According to Sheriff John Doolen, Michael Chism died last night at The MED at 9:34 p.m. as a result of his injuries.

MORE: Federal authorities investigate Kilgore plant explosion

Sheriff Doolen stated, "Condolences go out to the family of Michael Chism as we are deeply saddened of this traumatic event. The community has suffered a great loss due to this unfortunate incident."

ATF investigators continue to conduct their investigation and are expected to release the findings tomorrow as to what caused the explosion that has now taken Chism's life.

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