DICKINSON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are investigating an explosion in an underground tank at an upstate New York gas station that killed a worker.

State police say the explosion happened Friday afternoon at a Speedway station in the town of Dickinson in Broome County.

Police say 57-year-old Arthur Hines was cleaning the tank when it exploded, killing him.

Hines was an employee of Environmental Products and Services of Vermont. A phone message seeking comment was left with the company Saturday.

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death.

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