Boy hit in the face by fireworks in West Nyack

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A young boy in West Nyack was injured after an accident involving fireworks on the Fourth of July.

Clarkstown police say the incident happened Wednesday night at a home on Demarest Mill Road.

Police say an 8-year-old was hit just below the eye while watching a neighbor's fireworks display that did not ignite properly.

The boy's injuries are not life-threatening.

A 47-year-old man from West Nyack is expected to face charges in the case.

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