1 killed in apparent explosion in Carol Stream

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CAROL STREAM, Ill. -- A person was killed in an apparent explosion in the west suburbs.

It happened just after 11 p.m. Monday near Maac Machinery in Carol Stream.

The DuPage County coroner confirms one person was killed at the location.

Authorities say an estimated 200 gallon air tank exploded while it was being tested for leaks.

The male victim has not been identified.

 

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