RICHMOND -- A Richmond man was taken to the hospital after a firework accident.

The Stearns County Sheriff's Office were called to a home in the 25000 block of Hilltop Road in Munson Township at around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.

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The sheriff's office says the victim, 31-year-old Neal Schmitt, had a firework explode in his hand causing extensive injuries.

Schmitt was flown to North Memorial Hospital for treatment.


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