Body identified in Windthorst tanker truck explosion

Windthorst cleanup efforts

WINDTHORST, Texas (TNN) - Archer County Sheriff’s Office, who is investigating this explosion, confirmed they found the body of Sandan Foster, 31, in connection to the tragic Tuesday fire.

Foster was from Idalou, Texas, near Lubbock where he worked for Texas Petroleum.

Lanes were closed in both directions yesterday along Highway 281 in Windthorst where it appeared a tanker truck exploded during refeuling near Joe’s Kwik Stop gas station.

Melinda Miller Hoffman captured this terrifying photo of the scene of the tanker truck fire in Windthorst.
Melinda Miller Hoffman captured this terrifying photo of the scene of the tanker truck fire in Windthorst. (Source: Melinda Miller Hoffman via Facebook)

The ISD posted a status that said all students and staff at Windthorst ISD were safe during the event.

News Channel 6 is working to find out more about what caused the fire.

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