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Boat explosion injures 1 in Brown Co.

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

ABERDEEN, OH (FOX19) - An Ohio man in the hospital with burns and a broken leg after a boat he was working on Wednesday night exploded.

It happened along the Ohio River in Brown County, near Aberdeen.

Police don't know what caused the explosion, but several people called 911 around 5 p.m. Wednesday evening. 

The Ledger Independent newspaper in Maysville, Ky. identifies the man as Mason County Emergency Management Director Jack Fultz.

A helicopter took him to UC Hospital.

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