Fireworks Blast Kills One, Hurts At Least 15

Flying debris from an explosion during a fireworks show killed a man and injured at least 15 people, several seriously.

The 43-year-old man died after the fireworks exploded on one of the trailers being used to set off the fireworks Saturday night, police said. The man’s identity was not released.

Eight people were treated and released at hospitals. Seven people were hospitalized; five were in fair condition, one was in serious and one was critical condition on Sunday.

The injuries included head trauma, severed limbs, shattered bones and lacerations, Coast Guard officials said.

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