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Man killed in explosion due to smoking around his oxygen tank Published: July 27, 2013

ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. - Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a Rowan County man. Police say Richard Jones, 52, died Wednesday night after an explosion on his front porch.

Police say Jones' oxygen tank exploded. Investigators say preliminary information indicates Jones was smoking a cigarette at the time. His family tells us he has had three prior explosions at his home for the same reason, but this one was different because it killed him.

More at WKYT

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