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Family and friends of six men killed in a northeast Kansas grain elevator explosion were honored by a vigil marking the one-year anniversary of their deaths.
The men died Oct. 29, 2011, when the Bartlett Grain elevator in Atchison exploded.
During a vigil Sunday in Atchison, relatives honored John Burke, Ryan Federinko, Curtis Fields, Chad Roberts, Travis Keil and Darrek Klahr.
The Associated Press reports the vigil included prayers and Bible readings. Each man's obituary was read aloud, followed by a bell tolling and a moment of silence.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in April the business could have prevented the grain-dust explosion by addressing hazards known in the industry. OSHA sought $406,000 in penalties.
Bartlett officials are disputing the finding and the fines.