A woman died when her Montezuma, Ohio house exploded on October 11 and her pregnant neighbor, who was struck by flying debris, went into labor. Rose McClurg, 72, was killed in the explosion that knocked her house off of its foundation and sent debris flying. A fire that followed the blast consumed what remained of the home located in the 3700 block of State Route 716-A .
First responders arrived at the scene around 6 p.m. An investigation into the cause of the explosion is ongoing.
Ms. McClurg’s neighbor and her baby are expected to be okay, officials told local media.
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