1 injured in propane truck explosion


A truck driver was injured in a propane truck explosion Wednesday morning at Newborn Truck Stop on Highway 100 near Interstate 20 in Tallapoosa.

HARALSON COUNTY, Ga. - Authorities said one person was hurt during a propane truck explosion in Haralson County on Wednesday morning.

News Chopper 2 flew over the Newborn Truck Stop at Highway 100 near Interstate 20 in Tallapoosa.  Haralson County Fire Chief Brian Walker said the propane truck driver was refilling his tank when some sort of leak and a minor explosion occurred.

The extent of the driver’s injuries is unknown at this time. There was also minor damage to the kitchen area of the truck stop, Walker said.

 The victim’s identity has not been released.

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