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1 killed in Texas package explosion

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 AUSTIN - Austin police say a package exploded at a home in east Austin on Monday morning, killing one person and injuring another.

It happened in the 4800 block of Oldfort Hill Drive, north of E. MLK Blvd.

Austin-Travis County EMS says a teenage male was killed and woman in her 40s was taken to the hospital with potentially life threatening injuries.

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

A Capital Metro bus driver tells CBS Austin's Melanie Barden that people living nearby were evacuated and had to wait on a bus.


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