Girl injured after paint can explodes in bon fire

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR  (KAIT) – A 15-year old girl is recovering in the hospital following at least two surgeries on her eye, according to a reported filed at the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.

According to an incident report, a woman said her niece was hurt after a boy threw a paint can into a bon fire on Craighead County Road 745 Friday night. The report stated the can blew up and parts of the can hit the girl in the eye.

She was airlifted to Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock.

Sheriff Marty Boyd said the case is under investigation, and no charges have been filed.

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