Sunday, September 11, 2011

Iraq veteran killed by exploding scuba tank

St. Petersburg man killed by exploding scuba tank an Iraq veteran
By RACHEL PLEASANT | The Tampa Tribune
Published: September 11, 2011
Updated: September 11, 2011 - 4:05 PM
The St. Petersburg man killed by an exploding scuba tank this morning was a veteran recently returned from Iraq.

The St. Petersburg Police Department identified the man as Russell Vanhorn II, 23.

Vanhorn was carrying the scuba tank to his car about 6:50 a.m. when it exploded, St. Petersburg Fire Rescue Lt. Joel Granata said.

The force of the explosion blew out the front door and windows of Vanhorn’s apartment at 5875 37th Ave. N. The explosion also sent debris flying as far away as 75 feet. Some of that debris blew out the windows of cars parked nearby.
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