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No criminal charges yet filed against man injured by explosives

 


PETERSBURG – A 59-year-old Petersburg man was injured Sunday afternoon in the borough rock quarry after handling what explosive experts have identified as Tovex — a commercial grade explosive typically used for blasting in quarries, mines and road construction.

An individual called 911 around 1 p.m. reporting the injured man lying outside of the Petersburg Medical Center Emergency Room and informed dispatchers he could have been injured by dynamite, a Petersburg Police press release states.

“The injured person was able to speak to staff at the hospital and confirmed the injuries wer...



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