1 dead after underground tank explodes at NY gas station
DICKINSON, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities are investigating an explosion in an underground tank at an upstate New York gas station that killed a worker.
State police say the explosion happened Friday afternoon at a Speedway station in the town of Dickinson in Broome County.
Police say 57-year-old Arthur Hines was cleaning the tank when it exploded, killing him.
Hines was an employee of Environmental Products and Services of Vermont. A phone message seeking comment was left with the company Saturday.
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death.