One person dies in recycling center explosion in Jones County

One person is dead following an explosion at a recycling facility in Jones County this morning.

Jones County authorities say the blast happened about 8:50 a.m. at Jarrell Recycling in Ellisville.

The cause of the explosion is not yet known.

The explosion happened after the two workers were taking a break after cutting iron in an iron pile. The victim’s name hasn’t been released. The cause of death was major lower extremity body trauma.

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