Loxahatchee, FL (August 8, 2023) – The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating an explosion that occurred in the Loxahatchee area that claimed one person’s life.
The incident was reported in the backyard of a home located in the 15800 block of 87th Road North.
Reports from local news sources indicate that neighbors reportedly heard an explosion before the fire overtook a vehicle that was located in the backyard of a residential structure. A man who was inside the vehicle at the time of the explosion suffered significant injuries.
The man was rushed to a local hospital, where he passed away from his injuries.
Authorities believe that an oxygen tank may have exploded. However, investigations are underway.
No other injuries were reported as a result of this incident.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the man who lost his life in this accident.
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