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Explosion kills two

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Two workers have died after a fireworks truck exploded on Ocracoke Island.

Three other workers were injured when the truck exploded as the workers prepared for the annual Independence Day fireworks display on the island’s docks.

The explosion was heard across Ocracoke Village, and a witness said it looked like 40 minutes worth of fireworks went off in four seconds.

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Two workers have died after a fireworks truck exploded on Ocracoke Island.

Three other workers were injured when the truck exploded as the workers prepared for the annual Independence Day fireworks display on the island’s docks.

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