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Police identify worker killed in explosion at Orem greenhouse

By Tracie Snowder, | Updated - Jun. 27, 2019 at 2:23 p.m. | Posted - Jun. 27, 2019 at 10:04 a.m.

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OREM — A man was killed in an industrial accident at an Orem greenhouse Thursday morning, according to police.

A man was using a tank to help spray plants at Cooke's Farm and Greenhouse, located at 1600 North 1545 West in Orem, around 8:30 a.m. Thursday, according to Colledge. The tank failed and exploded, killing the man, Colledge said.

Police later identified the man as 39-year-old Efren Perez-Sanchez, of Lindon, according to an email from Orem Police Lt. Trent Colledge.

Contributing: Jacob Klopfenstein,

Tracie Snowder

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