Michael Kelly Fields

 

 

Age: 41

 

Summary: industrial worker at the historic Dixie Crystals-owned sugar plant Imperial Sugar Co. who had been hospitalized in critical condition for almost a week from severe burns suffered in the February 7 Georgia sugar refiner explosion that killed eight workers and seriously injured more than a dozen others, in which investigators believed the explosion was possibly caused by static electricity igniting fine sugar dust that became too dry.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries suffered in the sugar refinery explosion

 

Born: November 22, 1967

 

Died: February 14, 2008

 

Location: Savannah, Georgia