Dinwiddie Co. Man Killed While Making Fireworks, Authorities Say

Authorities found large quantity of fireworks-making material in trailer where explosion occurred

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    The victim of an explosion in Dinwiddie County had been making fireworks, said deputy county fire marshal Nick Sheffield.

    The man was making fireworks Sunday morning in a trailer when the explosion occurred, Sheffield said. He was taken to VCU Medical Center, where he died later that day.

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    The victim's name hasn't been released. No other injuries were reported.

    Dinwiddie County Fire and EMS chief Dennis Hale said there was a large quantity of fireworks-making material in the trailer.

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    It's illegal in Dinwiddie County to manufacture, possess or sell fireworks.

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