Four dead in duplex explosion on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
Four people were killed and several others seriously injured in an explosion that destroyed a duplex on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Thursday afternoon.
The explosion in the East Ridge neighborhood led to a desperate search for survivors.
Richard Greenwald, a tribal council member representing Pine Ridge Village, said four fatalities had been confirmed as of 6 p.m. Thursday. One elderly man and one elderly woman died in one side of the duplex, while two young women died in the other side. He did not have their ages.