Bothell resident dies in fireworks accident

A man from Bothell died Friday morning in a fireworks accident in a Redmond parking lot.

It happened at approximately 2:30 a.m. in the 11500 block of Avondale Road.

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The man, 45, was lighting off fireworks with his family when he tried to launch a “mortar-style” firework from the top of his head. One of the “mortar-style” fireworks hit him in the back of his head and killed him. His young children were there, according to KIRO 7.

“The preliminary investigation determined the victim died from an accidental explosion from the fireworks,” Redmond police

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