Palo man sustains 'serious injury' to hand while lighting fireworks


A Palo man was taken to the hospital after seriously injuring his hand while lighting fireworks Wednesday night.

The Linn County Sheriff's Office says they responded to the 4000 block of Old Ferry Rd. at about 7:19 p.m. When they arrived, they found 41-year-old Jeremiah Morris caused serious injury to his hand while lighting fireworks.

He was taken to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

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