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Mother, Baby Injured in Eastern Iowa Fireworks Accident
JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa -- A fireworks accident in eastern Iowa over the weekend sent a mother and her infant to the hospital. Emergency crews responded to a report of a fireworks injury in Johnson County Saturday. A mother and her one-month-old daughter were taken to the hospital. The injuries happened when a firework launched sideways instead of going straight up. The projectile struck the mother and exploded after impact.