New Hampshire

Man Killed in Explosion at NH Home

The victim was identified Saturday as 44-year-old Nathaniel Krauz, of Franklin, NH

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A man was killed Friday morning in an explosion at his home in Franklin, New Hampshire.

The office of New Hampshire Fire Marshal Sean Toomey said the blast happened on New Hampton Road. Authorities responded just before 11:30 a.m. to find a male dead inside.



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The victim was identified Saturday as 44-year-old Nathaniel Krauz. An autopsy conducted Saturday determined his cause of death to be blunt force trauma. The manner of death was ruled accidental.

According to officials, responders did not find any smoke or fire inside the home.

The fire was caused by the misuse of a propane tank, officials said. The state fire marshal is reminding everyone to use fuel containers only in their intended manner.

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