Mankato man dies in Olivia propane truck blast
Published 11/24/2008, West Central Tribune
7:45 a.m. update
OLIVIA — Authorities have identified the driver killed in an explosion Sunday morning. Brad M. Ripley, 44, of Mankato was the driver of a tractor-trailer that was hauling propane before it exploded outside Olivia, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.