• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: September 2019
Windthorst Gas Station Explosion

Windthorst, TX (September 26, 2019) – A tanker truck exploded leaving one person dead in Windthorst, Texas.

The explosion happened Tuesday around 1:30 p.m. at Joe’s Kwik Stop on U.S. 281.

According to authorities a tanker truck was unloading fuel from its truck when it exploded. The driver of the tanker truck did not survive and was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:30 p.m. 

The driver was identified as 31-year-old Sandan Foster from Lubbock. Mr. Foster worked for Texas Petroleum. He leaves behind his wife and child.

There were at least four cars damaged by the explosion. Several local fire departments worked together to put the fire out before it caused further damage. 

Investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the explosion and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Our hearts and condolences go out to the families. If you or a loved one were involved in an explosion it is important to contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: News Channel 6

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About the Author

Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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