Woman dies after propane tank explodes in Danville

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DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — According to the Lehigh County Coroner’s office, a Danville woman died Thursday evening after a propane tank exploded during a welding accident.

Thursday afternoon 64-year-old Kathy Snyder was welding a diesel propane tank when it exploded, the coroner said. The accident happened at Haupt Welding on Reedy Street.

Snyder was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, where she was pronounced dead at 11:30 p.m. The Lehigh County Coroner ruled that the death was an accident.

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