Police: 2 dead after explosion inside World War II-era tank
Oct. 28, 2015
BEND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two people have died in an explosion inside a World War II-era tank at a firing range in Oregon.
Police say the explosion occurred Tuesday afternoon at a public gun range east of Bend. Paramedics tried to revive the victims but they died from their injuries.
Authorities say there is no risk to the public.
KTVZ-TV showed the tank in a field.
Detectives from the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office and the Oregon State Police Arson and Explosives Section are jointly investigating.