Adonis Bronze releases statement to victim's family

- ALPINE, Utah (ABC 4 News) - After an explosion killed one employee and injured three others Thursday, Adonis Bronze released a statement regarding the tragedy.

"Adonis Bronze would like to publicly let Ricky's family - his dear wife and children and extended family - know of the deep love and concern his Adonis family feels for them at this tragic time. Our thoughts and our prayers are with them. This was a tragic accident and the loss of a great man and wonderful friend and employee to everyone at Adonis. His big smile and friendly manner along with his great artistic abilities has touched and helped so many people for many years here at Adonis. We extend our love and any help we can give to Ricky's family. We appreciate all the support and out pouring of love from artists, other businesses and people just wanting to help. We want to express our appreciation and thanks to the Alpine, Lone Peak, American Fork and Lehi Emergency teams. They are terrific and we appreciate all their help. We are grateful to the 3 employees who were hurt attempting to help Mr. Flores and were treated and released. We are grateful for their bravery."

Gary Streadbeck - Owner Adonis Bronze
Denzil Jenks- Production Manager

Donations may be made at America First Credit Union- Ricardo "Ricky" Memorial Account, or at

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