Pennsylvania man “killed instantly” in fireworks explosion: coroner
As the fireworks-filled July 4th parties loom, an uplifting tale of these entertaining explosives comes from Scranton.
It was there that police said a 31-year-old man died following an incident involving fireworks over the weekend.
As PaHomePage.com reportsThe call arrived at around 1:45 p.m. Saturday, and when first responders arrived on Cedar Avenue and Walsh Street in Scranton, they found a man dead at the scene.
Lackawanna County Coroner ruled the victim – identified as Corey Buckley, 31 – was killed instantly when “commercial grade fireworks” exploded as he attempted to shoot it, reported the information site.
Buckley suffered massive head trauma in the blast.
Scranton Police continue to investigate source of commercial grade fireworks that led to death