Swift County explosion 24 May 18

Swift County explosion) 5/23

            The Swift County Sheriff’s Office received a report late Monday afternoon of an explosion at a residence at the 1300 block of Hwy 9 NE in Benson, with one person injured.  The person, later identified as 51-year-old Brian Orsten of Benson, was transported to the Swift County Benson Hospital and later airlifted to Minneapolis for medical evaluation. Current medical condition is unknown at this time.  The explosion is under investigation by the Swift County Sheriff’s Office and State Fire Marshall.