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Explosive device discovered in Hays Co.

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The discovery of an explosive device forced Hays County officials to briefly close RM 3237 between Lone Man Mountain Road and Sunny Farms.

The device was discovered on private property. Austin Police Department Bomb Squad plans to detonate the device on site Wednesday evening.

Four homes were evacuated and the St. Stephens Church congregation was asked to shelter in place during the investigation.

Hays County officials are continuing their investigation.

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