2 dead after farm machinery ruptures natural gas pipeline

2 dead after farm machinery ruptures natural gas pipeline

Kimberly Watley | Journal Standard

Two people were killed Tuesday after farm machinery ruptured a natural gas pipeline, triggering an explosion felt across the rural area outside of Dixon.

Two others were injured and taken to KSB Hospital by nearby residents who saw or heard the explosion, Lee County Sheriff John Simonton said. One of the injured residents is in critical but stable condition. The other is in stable condition. Names and ages of the victims are being withheld pending notification of family…(Read the full story)

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