(Lexington, MN) — A college student is being mourned after she died in a house explosion. Authorities say 20-year-old Kailey Mach was staying in a home on 211th Avenue in Lexington Township Saturday night to watch over the homeowner’s two dogs. Officials say the explosion caused the house to catch fire and collapse. The Augsburg University student’s body was found in the basement. The cause of the explosion is under investigation.
College Student Dies In Southern Minnesota House Explosion
By Ashley Hanley|2022-02-28T06:23:36-06:00February 28th, 2022|
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Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!