One Injured in Oklahoma Pipeline Explosion

(Reuters) - A natural gas pipeline explosion in Grady County, Oklahoma, on Tuesday, has injured one person, according to officials on Grady County Emergency Management.

The pipeline is burning out, while the injured person has been hospitalized, according to Emergency Management officials.

"An excavator was digging for a new pipeline and hit an existing active line this is what caused the explosion," according to Bale Thompson, Director of Grady County Emergency management.

It was not immediately known which company operates the pipeline.

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