BOGATA, Texas (AP) — Authorities in northeast Texas say three people are dead following a weekend explosion on private land used by hunters.
The Red River County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that the explosion happened Saturday evening but authorities weren’t notified until the following day after a family member was unable to reach one of those killed.READ MORE: 'When I Finally Got To Be Elvira, That's When My Life Calmed Down': Mistress Of The Dark Peels Back The Curtain
The bodies of the three people were recovered but authorities have not released their names.READ MORE: Judge Rejects Challenge To Southwest's Vaccine Mandate
Officials have not explained what caused the blast and no other information was immediately available Tuesday.MORE NEWS: Ira Morya Davis Of Irving Found Guilty Of Wire Fraud Violations
The explosion happened near Bogata, which is about 100 miles northeast of Dallas.