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Cops: MN Man Loses 2 Fingers In Firework Explosion

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(credit: CBS)

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OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. (WCCO) — A 25-year-old man from Dilworth, Minn., lost part of his hand in a firework explosion, authorities say.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said Jason Holweger lost two fingers on his right hand at about 10:22 p.m. Friday in northwestern Minnesota. He was reloading a two-inch wide cannon-style firework when the charge detonated in his hand.

His current condition is not known.

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