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Factory Worker Killed By Blast \ Aut6 Specialties Plant Scene Of Fatality Jack Leroy Juergensen, 31, of : Court street, St. Joseph, was Instantly killed at 2:30 a. m. today in accident which occurred at the 'Specialties Manufacturing, company ;ln St. Joseph, wher he was ,as electric crane operator. Â·"Â· Company idfficlals were today,investigating today,investigating ,- causes of the tragedy, /stating they had not determined exactly how Juergensen met his . Coroner Louis') Kerllkowske, who i was summoned to the scene,, stated ,he had no details to announce. J ; .'ft. :-'.* Skull Fractured; Â· Â· ; : Â·'' Â· Â· Â· Â·Â·'- From other sources it, was learned that the young war Â·Â· plant worker was killed .when ah explosion -In furnace hurled a piece of steel or .concrete against Juergensen's head, causing a skull fracture which caused;instantaneous''death. ; .- '.' i Juergensen had been employed .the Edpcwater plant about one and a half years. Formerly he was 'ployed:at the Benton Glass Works :