Liberty Hill, TX Pipeline Explosion, Aug 1999
TRUCK OPERATOR KILLED IN PIPELINE EXPLOSION.
Liberty Hill - A pipeline carrying an ethane propane mixture exploded in a Williamson County subdivision Tuesday, killing one person.
A truck operator who was digging holes in the ground for electric poles punctured the pipeline, triggering the 10 a.m. explosion, said Bennie Fuelberg, general manager of Pedernales Electric Co-Op in Johnson City.
Fuelberg and a woman at Urban Electric who refused to give her name, identified the dead truck operator as RUDY LOPEZ, 41.
Galveston Daily News Texas 1999-08-11