August 31, 2020

MARSHALL, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say one person was killed and another was injured in an explosion that destroyed a home in southwestern Minnesota.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office says the explosion happened near Marshall at a home along state Highway 19.

Sheriff’s officials say a man was pronounced dead at the scene and a woman was taken to a hospital in Marshall for treatment of her injuries.

Neighbors two miles away reported feeling the blast. 

The cause of the blast is under investigation.