Jun 25, 2012 7:24 PM by Alyse Rzemek

BP explosion kills 1, hurts 2 in western Colorado

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say one person is dead and two others have been seriously injured in an explosion at a gas compression station in western Colorado.

The Durango Herald reports the explosion occurred Monday morning at a facility owned by BP.

A BP spokeswoman says the company's immediate concern is for the people involved.

U.S. 160 was closed because of the explosion but reopened about an hour later.


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