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A fireworks explosion in western Michigan killed 1 woman and injured 9 other people


PARK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Fireworks explosions in adjacent counties in western Michigan have left at least one woman dead and nine others with injuries from critical to minor. Both explosions happened Monday within about 30 minutes of each other. One was in Park Township, when a fireworks explosion killed a 43-year-old woman from Holland. Nine other people were taken to area hospitals. The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department says several area homes and vehicles also were damaged. The other explosion was in Allegan County. Police reported that a mortar shot horizontally and landed among a crowd of spectators. Authorities did not say whether anyone was injured in that explosion.

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