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Dilworth man loses two fingers to fireworks

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VERGAS, Minn. – A Dilworth man lost two fingers in a fireworks accident Friday, according to a release from the Otter Tail County Sherriff’s Office.

Jason Holweger, 25, was reloading a two-inch wide cannon-style firework around 10:30 p.m. Friday night near Vergas. While he was lighting a fuse, it exploded in his hand. He lost two fingers on his right hand as a result of the explosion.

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