YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A Youngstown man was taken to the hospital when a stick of dynamite exploded in his hand.
Police were called around 9 a.m. Friday to a home on Alexander Street, near Poland Avenue. They said Brett Brenner had the dynamite in one hand and a cigarette in another when the device exploded.
Police say Brenner may have lost several fingers on one of his hands. He was taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center for treatment.
A woman in the house at the time was not hurt.