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Vero Beach Man Sets Himself On Fire After Cowboys vs Packers Game

Vero Beach Man Sets Himself On Fire After Cowboys vs Packers Game

For some reason, a Florida couple decided to make a Packers-Cowboys bet that involved burning the losing team's jersey.

The Indian River County Sheriff's Office received a call about the incident around 9:00 p.m. Sunday from a home in the 600 block of 9th Street in Vero Beach.

A drunken football fan set himself ablaze over the weekend when an agreement to burn the losing team's jersey of a game between the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys took a horrifying turn.

Following the Cowboys loss to the Packers Sunday night, a witness told the Sebastian Daily, the jersey burning happened as a result of a lost bet.

Hook and Salyers wagered that the victor sets the loser's jersey on fire. He later admitted to being intoxicated at the time.

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The man was taken to the hospital by another family member. She said she then rushed Silyers to the hospital.

The burned fan suffered third-degree burns on his right arm and right hand and second-degree burns to his back, Sebastian Daily reported.

A bet on a football game between a Florida man and his wife took a unsafe turn when he chose to wear the jersey of the losing team before setting it ablaze - leaving him with second- and third-degree burns, authorities said. He said he did it because he was "under the influence of an alcoholic beverage", the sheriff's deputy's report said.

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