Dickinson, NY (September 20, 2019) – A man was tragically killed during an explosion that occurred at a Speedway located at 704 Front Street in the town of Dickinson, according to police. The incident happened at around 1:41 p.m. on Friday, September 20th.
Investigators have determined that a male worker was cleaning out an underground tank when a sudden explosion took place. Firefighters, police, and EMS were quickly dispatched to the scene where the victim was pronounced deceased.
The victim has only been identified as a man from Syracuse and OSHA is currently conducting their investigation into the cause of the incident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
Fatal Fires and Explosions in New York
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