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Amateur Daredevil Killed in Homemade Rocket Launch Attempt

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February 23, 2020 at 3:56am
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A daredevil has died after crashing in a homemade rocket he had launched himself while filming a program.

“Mad” Mike Hughes, 64, died on Saturday near Barstow, California, after a rocket that he had built and crashed into the ground on private property at approximately 1:52 p.m. on Saturday near Highway 247, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

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