39-year-old man killed when air tank explodes, hitting him in the head

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OREM, Utah (ABC4 News) – A 39-year-old man was killed in Orem Thursday morning after the air tank he was using exploded and hit him in the head.

According to Lt. Trent Colledge, Efren Perez-Sanchez of Lindon was working at Cook’s Farm and Greenhouse located at 1645 West 1600 North at about 8:20 a.m. While pressure washing a greenhouse, the air tank he was using exploded and struck the man, causing fatal injuries.

The incident is still under investigation.

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