Home Explosion Victim Dies

Firefighters battle flames after explosion at 1905 SW Navajo Lane
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Topeka, KAN (WIBW) - The victim of a Topeka house explosion Monday January 30th; died Friday from her injuries.

Lucy Tollivers nephew tells CJ online that the 81 year old died Friday after being injured in an explosion that destroyed her home at 1905 SW Navajo.

Tolliver had been a patient at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City.

The home exploded after a contractor who was putting in an underground sprinkling system broke a gas line in a nearby yard.