Mishandled Chemicals Likely Caused Explosion

Mishandled Chemicals Likely Caused Explosion

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(KSL News)--Investigators say an experimental chemical, improperly handled, likely caused an explosion at a Utah weapons facility.

The explosion occured at the ATK Thiokol in Promontory. Thiokol says the blast took place after two lab technicians used unauthorized tools to move the chemical.

A Brigham City man died. The other technician hurt in the accident remains in critical condition.

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