House Explosion Kills One Person

Published 07/16 2014 10:43PM

Updated 07/17 2014 08:08AM

July 17, 2014- An explosion has killed one person and destroyed a house in Ashtabula County, Ohio.

It happened around 6:45 Wednesday evening in the 4000 block of Montgomery Road in Orwell, Ohio in southern Ashtabula County.
According to the Ashtabula County Sheriff's Department, a 27 year old woman was killed in the blast and a man was flown to a Cleveland hospital with severe burns.
The Ashtabula County coroner has been at the scene along with five different fire departments, the Ohio Highway Patrol, Sheriff's department and local police.

There is no definite word on a cause for the explosion.

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