Pictures: Man dies in Du Quoin home explosion

Posted on: 12:33 pm, August 12, 2013, by

DU QUOIN, IL. (KTVI) – Investigators are looking into what caused a powerful and deadly house explosion in Du Quoin, IL.

Neighbors say Harold A Pundsack, 83, was killed early Sunday morning when his house on S. Lake St. exploded.  The force of the explosion could be felt for miles.  As many as 12 homes were damaged and debris from the blast was found more than a mile away.

“It felt like the whole earth shook,” said one witness.

Read the full story here: Home explosion in Du Quoin, kills one person