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Person Dies After Trailer Explodes Near Bend

ALFALFA, Ore. (AP) – Authorities say one person died when a travel trailer caught fire and exploded east of Bend.

KTVZ-TV reports Crook County deputies were sent shortly after 9 a.m. Sunday for a welfare check on someone living in the travel trailer, according to Sheriff John Gautney.

Gautney said while en route, deputies were told the trailer was on fire, followed by a report of an explosion.

Deputies were able to determine a person died inside the trailer.

An autopsy has been ordered to confirm the person’s identify.

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