A 19-year-old man died in a house explosion in the town of Elk Ridge on Friday.

The Utah County Sheriff's Office said at 9 p.m. that a 19-year-old was found deceased in the garage as a result of the home explosion. The man's identity has not been released.

Police received reports of the explosion in the town of Elk Ridge at about 4:45 p.m. The house is located near 300 Elk Ridge Drive, close to the Gladstan Golf Course.

At 6:35 p.m., the Utah County Sheriff's Office posted a statement on social media saying the cause of the explosion is being investigated.

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The garage sustained extensive damage and debris from the explosion was scattered across neighboring yards.

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