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Multiple people injured in fireworks accident at a North Country raceway

Multiple people suffered minor injuries during a fireworks display at a raceway in New York’s North Country on Wednesday night.
Plattsburgh (WSYR-TV/ABC22-TV) – Multiple people suffered minor injuries during a fireworks display at a raceway in New York’s North Country on Wednesday night.

State Police confirmed that people were taken to the emergency room, but declined to explain how the accident at Airborne Speedway occurred, according to Fox 44/ABC 22.

A promoter for the raceway said, “There was an incident at Airborne Speedway Wednesday night involving a malfunctioning multiple-stage firework rocket that was only partially deflected by race track fencing and reached spectators.”

Police would not say how many people were injured.

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