Thursday, Dec 5, 2013
House Explosion in Calloway County, KY
UPDATE 8:43 p.m. September 15, 2013
CALLOWAY CO,. KY -- Kentucky State Police have now released the name of the man who passed way in Saturday night's home explosion in Coldwater, Kentucky. He is 72-year-old Kenneth Story of Murray.
The four other victims who are still in the hospital are: 54-year-old Marty Story of Murray, 41-year-old Melissa Mcleod of Hazel, 60-year-old Ira Greer of Almo, and 70-year-old Barbara Parker of Murray.
UPDATE 11:57 p.m. September 14, 2013
CALLOWAY CO., KY -- Kentucky State Police say one person has died in the house explosion in Calloway County. Authorities say they got a 911 call from a neighboring residence that a home at 669 Cook Store Trail, near Coldwater, had exploded.
Four people who made it out of the house said there was one person still left inside. Responders were able to find a body in the home, but officials have not yet released a name. The four people suffered severe injuries. One woman, Barbara Parker, was flown to a Tennessee hospital. The other three were taken to Murray-Calloway County Hospital.
KSP, the State Fire Marshal, and the Calloway Sheriff's Office are investigating explosion the cause of the explosion. Authorities say the house was heated with Liquid Propane and is suspected it could have contributed to the incident.
Cook Store Trail will be closed on the north end at the intersection of US 68/80 for several hours.
CALLOWAY CO., KY -- Authorities say a house exploded in Calloway County, Kentucky, just northwest of Murray, Saturday evening.
They are not releasing a lot of details, but say a portion of Highway 80, near Potts Road, was shut down to allow for an air evacuation.
We will keep you updated as we learn more details.
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