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New Jersey man dies in fireworks accident

June 3, 2019

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man has died of injuries stemming from a fireworks accident in New Jersey’s largest city.

Newark police say 23-year-old Antonio Ortiz had burned his fingers and had internal injuries when he was pronounced dead at University Hospital early Sunday.

Police do not know what type of fireworks were used.

Authorities are awaiting autopsy results to determine the exact cause of death.

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