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Something blows up in car, injuring man’s hands in Lodi

Interior of car in which an explosion occurred and a man was injured.
Interior of car in which an explosion occurred and a man was injured. Lodi Police Department

A man was taken to the hospital on Independence Day when an explosion occurred in a car in Lodi.

Officers said the 55-year-old man was in the car when either fireworks or an explosive device blew up, injuring his hands.

The explosion also shattered the windshield and caused other damage to the car on Kettleman Lane. Lodi police described the man’s injuries as severe.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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