South Carolina Man Holding Firework Above Head Killed in Explosion


SPARTANBURG, S.C.- Authorities say a 29-year-old South Carolina man has died after suffered burns and other injuries while holding a firework over his head on the Fourth of July.

Spartanburg Police spokesman Art Littlejohn said the firework exploded while the man was holding it on Independence Day in a Spartanburg neighborhood.

Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger says he's reviewing results of an autopsy and the police investigation before determining the exact cause of Hines' death.

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Low Angle View Of Illuminated Firework Display At Night

Low Angle View Of Illuminated Firework Display At Night

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