Big-time hailstones slammed Lonsdale and Cannon Falls.
The man had entered a multi-family building and stopped communicating.
The crash happened around 2:45 a.m.
The explosion happened around 7 a.m. in Cannon Falls.
The victim is a man from Mantorville.
A Cannon Falls farm says its pepper crops are "mostly destroyed," while a local hot sauce company says it has lost 30-40% of the crop.
The tragedy happened Monday in southeast Minnesota.
A 17-year-old passenger suffered life-threatening injuries.
The 37-year-old is from Cannon Falls.
Both people killed were not wearing a seatbelt.