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Multiple injuries reported after fireworks veer into the crowd at a Utah stadium


PROVO, Utah (AP) — Authorities say malfunctioning fireworks veered into the stands at a crowded Utah football stadium and struck members of the audience. An event spokesperson said six people were taken to the hospital following the mishap at a Fourth of July celebration in Provo. One had serious injuries. The accident occurred Thursday during the opening ceremonies of the annual Stadium of Fire event at Brigham Young University’s LaVell Edwards Stadium. Videos posted on social media show fireworks landing among rows of spectators at the outdoor arena. The cause is under investigation. After a short delay, authorities allowed organizers to proceed with the event that also featured the Jonas Brothers.

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