Macon man dies in farm explosion near Kingdom City, Missouri


KINGDOM CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed and another injured in an explosion at a central Missouri farm.

The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office says a large metal building collapsed Friday night in the explosion at the farm near Kingdom City. Forty-five-year-old Stephen Fink, of Macon, was found in the rubble and died at the scene. A second person was treated at a hospital and released.

Fink was driving a tractor-trailer that was delivering a liquid cattle feed product. The blast happened while the product was being emptied into a large container.

The cause of the explosion hasn’t been determined.

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