Georgia man dies after being severely injured by fireworks

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TALLAPOOSA, Ga. (AP) — A west Georgia man has died after he was injured while he and friends were shooting fireworks.

The Times-Georgian reports Trevor White died after an injury in Tallapoosa.

White and friends gathered late to shoot fireworks at a home, said Haralson County Sheriff Stacy Williams.

A shell that fired from a tube hit White in the torso and he suffered what officials described as massive trauma. It wasn’t immediately clear what happened.

Haralson County Coroner Patty Hutcheson said that White was taken to a hospital in Bremen where he died.

Tallapoosa police and the state fire marshal’s office are investigating.

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