Listen Live Graphics (Indy)
WTLC Featured Video
CLOSE
It's a girl

Source: milorad kravic / Getty

An Iowa woman was killed by debris from an explosion at a gender reveal party on Saturday, police said.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at around 4 p.m. on Saturday reporting that a woman, 56, had been seriously injured in an explosion in rural Knoxville, Iowa, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. The woman, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead on the scene.

An investigation concluded that a gender reveal announcement created an explosion, from which a flying piece of debris struck the woman.

No further information has been released at this time. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office could not immediately be reached for comment.