Victim dies in hospital after propane explosion - CBS46 News

Victim dies in hospital after propane explosion

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DAWSON COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

A victim has died from serious burns following a propane explosion in Dawson County.

Jimmy Lassetter died Thursday at the hospital.

The explosion happened at a facility where propane tanks are repaired and refurbished.

A crew of three people were delivering nearly 20 tanks Wednesday evening around 6:25 when one tank fell and ruptured.

The tank caught fire and exploded.

Another victim received second and third-degree burns.

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