Victims identified in Martin County explosion

MARTIN COUNTY -- 3 p.m. Tuesday Update: New details have been released on an accident that left two men dead on Monday.

According to Martin County Sheriff Brad Ingram, the victims have been identified as Anthony Lara, 20, of San Antonio and Noel Olivas Jr., 22, of Midland.

Sheriff Ingram tells CBS7 that the explosion happened at the Sayles Ranch.
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9:31 p.m. Update: Martin County Sheriff Brad Ingram tells CBS7 that a second person has now died from injuries in the explosion.

Ingram says the man died on the way to the burn unit at a Lubbock Hospital.
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One man is dead, another has been sent to a Lubbock hospital with severe burns after an explosion Monday afternoon in Martin County.

According to Martin County Sheriff Brad Ingram, it happened around 4:00 p.m. about 15 miles north of Stanton.

Ingram says a crew was working on a Heater Treater when it pressured up causing gas and oil to ignite.

He says no names have been released and an investigation will continue.