WACO, Texas — A father who took the dramatic video of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, from his car, with his young daughter n the vehicle saying she can’t hear and pleading with him to drive away after the blast, spoke about the event Thursday.
The video – which went viral – was taken by Derrick Hurtt.
He and his 12-year-old daughter, Khloey, survived the blast. In the video, Khloey can be heard saying she couldn’t hear after the blast and pleading with her father to drive away.
Khloey said her ears were sore but she has her full hearing back.
Hurtt’s video has now been viewed almost 3 million times on YouTube.