A spokesperson for Baton Rouge General said the staff is deeply saddened to announce that their patient listed in critical condition, Scott Thrower, has passed away.
"On behalf of Baton Rouge General and our Regional Burn Center team, we express heartfelt condolences to Mr. Thrower's family and friends for their loss, and to all those affected by this tragic event," said Dr. Floyd Roberts, Baton Rouge General's Chief Medical Officer.
Of the three patients who were also being treated in the Regional Burn Center, one patient has been released and the remaining two patients are in good condition. Baton Rouge General received a total of 19 patients following the June 13 explosion that occurred at the Williams Olefins chemical plant in Geismar, La.
Baton Rouge General will provide further updates online at www.brgeneral.org and at facebook/batonrougegeneral.