Perry Township, PA (July 17, 2023) – The police continue to investigate the cause of an explosion that occurred in Perry Township over the weekend that sent one man to a local hospital with injuries.
On July 15, the Pennsylvania State Police and firefighters responded to the scene of an incident at around 1:00 a.m.
According to officials, an explosion occurred on Layton Road in the area near the Youghiogheny River Trail during the early morning hours. The incident prompted officials to shut down the area for an extended period as they worked to identify the source.
One person in the area, identified as a 23-year-old man, was injured. The man was transported to a local hospital, where he underwent emergency treatment.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the injured man is able to recover quickly following this incident.
Explosions in Pennsylvania
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