New England Man Dies in Fireworks Explosion
SABATTUS, MAINE— A Maine man was killed when fireworks placed in a concrete block exploded.
Timothy Whitney Sr. ,57, of Lewiston was about 15 feet from the exploding commercial-grade fireworks when they went off, according to the Portland Press Herald. He was killed by flying debris.
Whitney was not licensed to handle the type of explosives that were detonated. He died at Central Maine Medical Center.