Minnesota Teen Killed in July 4th Fireworks Mishap
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Brooklyn Park, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Twin Cities teenager was killed early today in a fireworks incident.
A news release from the Brooklyn Park Police Department says officers were called to a park around 1:30 AM after receiving a report that a fireworks had exploded in a person's face. The officers found an 18-year-old man with severe wounds on his face and hands and a friend performing CPR.
The officers, along with personnel from the Brooklyn Park Fire Department and an ambulance service, attempted lifesaving measures, but the young man was later pronounced dead at North Memorial Hospital. His name has not been released.