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Medical Response to Explosion at Punkin Chunkin Contest

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Medical Response to Explosion at Punkin Chunkin Contest

Paramedics transport a man to an ambulance after he was injured when an apparatus used to launch pumpkins into the air exploded at the World Championship Punkin Chunkin Contest in Bridgeville, Del., Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. Contestants launch pumpkins with a variety of homemade contraptions. The event had been cancelled for the past two years because of problems finding insurance. (Kyle Grantham/The Wilmington News-Journal via AP)

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Medical Response to Explosion at Punkin Chunkin Contest

Paramedics transport a man to an ambulance after he was injured when an apparatus used to launch pumpkins into the air exploded at the World Championship Punkin Chunkin Contest in Bridgeville, Del., Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. Contestants launch pumpkins with a variety of homemade contraptions. The event had been cancelled for the past two years because of problems finding insurance. (Kyle Grantham/The Wilmington News-Journal via AP)

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Medical Response to Explosion at Punkin Chunkin Contest

Paramedics tend to a person who was injured after an apparatus used to launch pumpkins into the air exploded at the World Championship Punkin Chunkin Contest in Bridgeville, Del., Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. Contestants launch pumpkins with a variety of homemade contraptions. The event had been cancelled for the past two years because of problems finding insurance. (Kyle Grantham/The Wilmington News-Journal via AP)

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Medical Response to Explosion at Punkin Chunkin Contest

Paramedics tend to a person who was injured after an apparatus used to launch pumpkins into the air exploded at the World Championship Punkin Chunkin Contest in Bridgeville, Del., Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. Contestants launch pumpkins with a variety of homemade contraptions. The event had been cancelled for the past two years because of problems finding insurance. (Kyle Grantham/The Wilmington News-Journal via AP)

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Medical Response to Explosion at Punkin Chunkin Contest

In this Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 photo, an air cannon launches a pumpkin during the "Extreme Chunkin" pumpkin launching contest at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

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Medical Response to Explosion at Punkin Chunkin Contest

In this Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 photo, dentist Steve Seigars from Greenfield, N.H. gets ready to catapult a pumpkin from his contraption "Yankee Siege II" during a pumping launching contest at New Hampshire Motor Speeday in Loudon, N.H. Seaigars is an 8-time world champion pumpkin launcher sending pumpkins more than a half mile. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)