Construction worker injured in Metro East gas explosion dies - KMOV.com

Construction worker injured in Metro East gas explosion dies

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MARYVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

A construction worker who suffered severe burns in a gas line explosion died from his injuries Friday morning.

John Behme was injured when a construction crew that he was a part of struck a gas line in Maryville, Illinois on April 6. The crew was building a new subdivision when the line was struck.

Nobody else was injured in the explosion. Several cars were set on fire.

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