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One person killed by Orem greenhouse explosion

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OREM — Police say one person is dead after an explosion at a greenhouse near 1600 W. 1600 N. in Orem.

Lt. Trent Colledge tells KSL the man was using a compressed air tank to help spray plants at Cook’s Greenhouse, when it failed, then exploded.

Police later identified the victim as Efren Perez-Sanchez, 39, of Lindon.

There was no immediate word on what caused the tank to fail.