Car explosion sends man to hospital

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- Police arrived with the Madison Fire Department to a vehicle on fire and an injured person on the east side of Madison Friday night.

A truck had been parked in the area of Brandie Road after being repaired earlier in the week, according to Madison Police Chief Mike Koval's blog.

A 33-year-old man approached the vehicle with a lit cigarette in his mouth and when he opened the door, there was a small explosion at 10:02 p.m., according to the blog post.

The man was taken to a local hospital with nonlife-threatening burns. The Madison Fire Department is investigating.