Riceville, IA- WOI-TV -A northern Iowa man has died from injuries he suffered in a propane explosion at his house.

Police say eighty-two-year-old Russell Fox, of Riceville, died yesterday (Thursday) at a Rochester, Minnesota, hospital.

He was found earlier in the day in the kitchen of the house he was renting.

Officials with the state fire marshal’s office say yesterday’s explosion was caused by propane leak in the basement of the house.

Riceville is about 30 miles northeast of Mason City.