An explosion at the new Garmin headquarters in Olathe, Kansas was reported Monday afternoon. At least one worker has died from the explosion, the cause of which is unknown at this time.
The headquarters was still under construction, and the company contracted for the work released the following statement: “McCownGordon Construction would like to express our firm’s deepest sympathy to the victim’s family, friends and co-workers. We understand that local authorities, as well as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are currently investigating the incident. It is inappropriate for us to comment at this time.” (source) 4:32 p.m. ET November 27, 2017