A Man Has Died From Anhydrous Ammonia Fertilizer Leak

TEKAMAH- A pipeline operator has reported that a release of anhydrous ammonia fertilizer near Tekamah has killed a man.

Magellan Midstream Partners, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, says the leak occurred late Monday evening in part of its 8-inch pipeline system near Tekamah. The cause of the leak is being investigated. The company said other nearby residents were evacuated and some roads were closed. The man’s name hasn’t been released.

Magellan says it has notified local, state and federal authorities.