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Didion VP: 3rd person found dead 2 days after mill explosion

JOHNSON CREEK, Wis. - A third person was confirmed dead Friday in connection to the Didion Milling explosion in Cambria Wednesday night, a company official said. 

Vice President of Operations Derrick Clark said one of the workers who had been missing since an explosion destroyed the corn mill was found Friday morning in the rubble with the help of a K-9.

Pawel Tordoff's body was found Friday morning, about two days after the explosion. 

Duelle Block was found dead first, shortly after midnight Thursday, about an hour after the blast. Robert Goodenow's body was found Thursday night. There were 16 people working at the time of the blast: 13 were injured, 11 of them taken to the hospital by helicopter or ambulance. Two people were treated at the scene and released. 

Clark and Didion's insurance company representative, Jim Brunker from M3 Insurance, spoke to the media at 1 p.m. Friday from Didion headquarters in Johnson Creek. 

Clark said the company is working with authorities and the cause for the explosion is still under investigation.

A fire two days before the explosion at the Didion plant was unrelated to Wednesday's explosion, Clark said.

A friend of Block's family has established a GoFundMe campaign in his name


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