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Florida man loses 2 fingers in fireworks accident

July 4, 2018

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man lost two fingers to a fireworks accident.

Florida Today reports the injury happened Tuesday night in Merritt Island.

Brevard County Fire Rescue officials said the man was airlifted to a hospital in Melbourne where doctors had to amputate two fingers.

No further details were immediately available.

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Information from: Florida Today (Melbourne, Fla.), http://www.floridatoday.com

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