A coroner and the state police have been investigating an explosion that killed the maintenance manager of a northeastern Pennsylvania borough.
The Wyoming County coroner planned an autopsy Tuesday on the body of 43-year-old Steve Swift. He worked for Factoryville borough, about 15 miles northwest of Scranton.
Swift was using heavy machinery to move a burning rubbish pile when something exploded about 6:30 p.m. Monday.
Coroner Thomas Kukuchka says a state police fire marshal was still investigating.
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The blast was heard and felt for miles and two buildings near the Factoryville maintenance shed were damaged by the blast. The shed in is neighboring Clinton Township.