Larry Releford, who was injured in an incident at Gerdau's steel mill in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, on May 15th, has died.

Mr Releford suffered burns over more than 50% of his body. Five other Gerdau employees were injured in a blast at the plant. The five injured people were treated and released from hospital.

Gerdau has been working with 'the proper authorities' to determine the cause of the incident. A final report will be issued by the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) within the next two months.