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Mon Jun 24, 2013 05:09 PM CDT

UNION MILLS, Ind. (AP) -- An explosion at a grain silo in northwestern Indiana left one worker dead Monday afternoon, authorities said, and workplace safety officials immediately launched an investigation.

The explosion occurred in a concrete grain silo at the Union Mills Co-op, the LaPorte County Sheriff's Department said in a news release.

The victim was a co-op employee believed to be working in the silo when the blast happened, the department said. The victim's name was not immediately released.

All other employees were accounted for and no other injuries were reported. The cause of the explosion was not immediately ...

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