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Man hurt in meth lab explosion near Caledonia reaches plea deal

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CALEDONIA, Minn. (FOX 47) -- A man injured in a meth lab explosion near Caledonia reached a plea deal Wednesday afternoon in Houston County District Court.

According to court records, 50-year-old Mark Link pleaded guilty to Possession of Methamphetamine Precursors. A charge of Attempted 1st Degree Manufacture of Methamphetamine was dismissed.

Link's house near Caledonia was blocked off on Oct. 20 after an explosion there.

He was severely burned and was first taken to a hospital in La Crosse before being airlifted to a burn unit in Madison in critical condition.

Link will be sentenced April 2 at 10:30 a.m.

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