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Woman dies in New Jersey after home explodes and burns to the ground

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A New Jersey neighborhood was rocked by an explosion that left one of their neighbors dead Wednesday.

It happened just before seven in the morning at a home in Hampton, in Hunterdon County.

By the time help got there, the home was engulfed in flames and part of it had already collapsed.

Neighbors tried to help the trapped woman but couldn’t get to her.

It’s still unclear what caused the explosion.

There were no gas lines connected to the home, but propane tanks were.

Police continue to investigate.