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1 killed, 2 injured in house explosion near Humboldt

A Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office vehicle (file)
Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office
A Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office vehicle (file)

An explosion at a home in southeast South Dakota left one person dead and two others hurt.

The explosion and ensuing fire took place Wednesday morning at a residence a few miles south of Humboldt.

According to the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office, three people were inside the home at time. One man died from his injuries. Another man and a woman were hospitalized. The extent of their injuries has not been released.

The cause of the explosion is still under investigation.