1 dead, 1 injured after explosion in Austin

A package explosion in Austin - the second in recent weeks - killed a teenager and seriously injured one other person, officials said.

Upon arrival, emergency services located a teenage boy who was pronounced dead at the scene and a woman in her 40s who was suffering from serious and potentially life-threatening injuries, according to paramedics.

An ABC affiliate in Austin reported that the original call was made at 6:44 a.m. on Monday.

APD bomb-sniffing dogs are on the scene, investigating nearby houses.

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According to various news outlets the FBI is coordinating with Austin city police in its investigation of the explosion.

Medics said to expect road closures and heavy traffic delays in the area while officials investigate.

Case is similar to another package explosion that killed a man last week in Austin. Anthony Stephan House died after the explosion on his front porch around 6:55 a.m. March 2, on the 1100 block of Haverford Drive, which is about 12 miles away from Oldfort Hill Drive neighborhood. KVUE will update this page as more information becomes available.

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