ROCK ISLAND — One man was hospitalized Wednesday evening after a propane leak caused an explosion in a travel trailer.

The man was inside a travel trailer at Marine Park in Rock Island when the explosion happened around 5 p.m., according to a Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputy at the scene.

The man was transported to Central Washington Hospital with severe burns and an elderly woman was transported as a precaution, officials said.

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