An explosion has killed a grainelevator worker in southeast Nebraska.
The 63-year-old worker died in ananhydrous ammonia explosion at Midwest Farmers Cooperative in Tecumseh.
Emergency crews responded to the blastThursday evening and took two workers to a nearby hospital where one of themlater died.
Two others, including a sheriff'sdeputy, were treated for exposure to the gas.
Anhydrous ammonia is used by farmersas a fertilizer. The colorless gas can burn the eyes, throat and cause damageto lungs.