Man dies in fireworks accident in Scranton

Authorities say a man was killed in a fireworks accident in northeastern Pennsylvania over the weekend.

News 12 Staff

Jun 29, 2020, 11:20 AM

Updated 1,392 days ago

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Authorities say a man was killed in a fireworks accident in northeastern Pennsylvania over the weekend.
The Lackawanna County coroner said 31-year-old Corey Buckley died in an explosion shortly before 2 p.m. Saturday in Scranton.
Coroner Tim Rowland said he was killed instantly when the commercial-grade firework he was attempting to deploy exploded.
Scranton police are investigating.
The death occurred a day after officials cited fireworks as a growing problem after state law in 2017 made more fireworks legal.
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6/28/2020 2:49:23 PM (GMT -4:00)


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