Lawsuit Filed In Deadly KC Explosion

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The parents of a 46-year-old woman killed in an explosion at a Kansas City restaurant have filed a lawsuit against several companies.

Megan Cramer died Feb. 19 in a gas explosion that destroyed JJ’s restaurant and injured several other people. A drilling project was underway outside the restaurant when a gas line was severed.

The Kansas City Star reports ( ) Cramer’s family filed the wrongful death lawsuit Friday in Jackson County against Missouri Gas Energy, Time Warner Cable Midwest, USIC Locating Services Inc., Southern Union Co., Heartland Midwest LLC and an employee of Heartland. Other lawsuits have also been filed since the explosion.

MGE spokeswoman Vicki Anderson Granado says the company doesn’t comment on pending litigation. Messages left with the other companies weren’t immediately returned Sunday.

© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed


More From CBS St. Louis

KMOX Podcasts
As Heard On KMOX

Listen Live