Two Louisiana men, including an Opelousas native, are confirmed dead after a tugboat explosion on the Tennessee River in Kentucky.

Kentucky State Police says that the explosion happened Thursday morning at 9:17 a.m. in Calvert City, Kentucky. The tugboat was docked at the time of the explosion.

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