Chaplain Dies From Burns Suffered In Danbury Gas Station Explosion

  • Comment
David Wentroble died Tuesday as the result of burns he suffered from an explosion at a Danbury gas station in December. Photo Credit: LinkedIn profile photo

DANBURY, Conn. – A chaplain died Tuesday from the injuries he suffered an explosion at a Danbury gas station last month, according to a blog in The News-Times.

The Rev. David Wentroble, who lived in Danbury, died Tuesday at Bridgeport Hospital, where he had been treated since the explosion on Friday, Dec. 20. He was the chaplain at Nyack Hospital in New York and was a minister at Central Presbyterian Church in Haverstraw, N.Y. According to a post on his Facebook page, he was also a former resident of Norwalk.

He suffered burns over most of his body after the explosion at the Citgo station on Tamarack Avenue. A witness at the gas station at the time of the explosion said there was a prevalent small of gas in the air.

An investigation into the cause of explosion was inconclusive, according to the News-Times report. Click here to read the full story in the News-Times.

  • Comment

Comments

In Other News

News

Gov. Malloy Calls For Improvements On Metro-North Schedule

News

Spring Temperatures Will Finally Return To Danbury This Weekend

News

Greenwich Police Find No One Home In Hostage Hoax