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One man is dead after a well site explosion south of Grande Prairie

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GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. – The Grande Prairie RCMP are investigating after a well site explosion Tuesday night.

The explosion happened at around 7:20 p.m. south of Grande Prairie near Musreau Lake.

One 50-year-old male was found deceased on scene, one male was transported to a hospital in Grande Prairie with non-life-threatening injuries, and a third male was not physically injured.

All three were working in the area at the time of the incident. Initial reports indicate that the explosion was the result of a gas leak which has since been contained.

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety attended the scene and investigators continue to look into the cause of the explosion.

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The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information, which you believe may assist with this investigation, please call the Grande Prairie RCMP at (780) 830-5701 or call your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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