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Funeral For Fireworks Explosion Victim

The third of four funerals to be held for the workers killed in last weeks fireworks explosion on Ocracoke took place in Goldsboro Friday afternoon.

Dozens of red roses draped the casket of 50 year-old Terry Holland. Holland was one of four killed in the July 4th explosion involving an 18-wheeler filled with fireworks on Orcracoke Island.

Funeral services took place at the Lord's Table Church in Goldsboro Friday afternoon where Holland and the other victims attended. Holland was laid to rest at the Forte Cemetery in Eureka.

Hundreds of people gathered to remember the life of Holland as many say they're still in shock from the tragedy.

Holland's nephew, Martez Holland of Goldsboro, survived the explosion but suffered third-degree burns on about 13 percent of his body. Doctors expect him to recover.


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