Shed Explodes, Kills One In Middle Of Popular Route 66 Town

Ponca City Now - June 5, 2016 12:19 pm

ERICK, Okla. (AP) – Authorities in the western Oklahoma town of Erick say an explosion in a shed near the center of the town has left one man dead. Police Chief Patrick Strange said the man’s body was sent to the state medical examiner’s office for an autopsy and positive identification.


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