Wisconsin man hurt by Christmas Eve firework in Minnesota

WISCONSIN (AP) -- Authorities in central Minnesota say a Wisconsin man was hurt when a firework went off near his face on Christmas Eve.

The Stearns County Sheriff's Office was called to a medical emergency in Collegeville Township around 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Authorities say 41-year-old Daniel Rothstein of Dane, Wisconsin, was lighting fireworks when a firework went off near his face.

The firework injured Rothstein's face. He was taken to a hospital to be treated.

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