Patricia Proctor

 

 

Age: 45

 

Summary: longtime industrial worker at the historic Dixie Crystals-owned sugar plant Imperial Sugar Co. who was among the dozen workers critically injured in an explosion and fire at a sugar refinery in Port Wentworth, Georgia and became one of the five most recent burn patients to have died as a result of their injuries suffered in the February 7 disaster that brought the death toll up to 12 less than a month after the blast with six other patients remained in critical condition while receiving treatment at Augusta's Joseph M. Still Burn Center, 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: September 6, 1962

 

Died: March 14, 2008

 

Location: Augusta, Georgia