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Four injured by stray firework at Utah Summer Games

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Posted at 8:31 AM, Jun 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-15 21:52:43-04

CEDAR CITY, Utah — Four people were injured when a stray firework landed near them at the opening ceremonies of the Utah Summer Games.

Southern Utah University said in a statement it happened outside the Eccles Coliseum at about 10:30 p.m. Friday. The four were treated by medical staff on scene. Three ended up going to a nearby hospital, the university said.

“At this time the extent of the injuries are unknown. An investigation is underway,” SUU said in its statement on the incident Saturday.

The video below, shot by Amanda Baldonado, shows the moment the fireworks went awry (LINK: facebook.com/fox13newsutah).

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