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Detroit man killed in fireworks accident

Tribute candle (courtesy Dutcher Funeral Home)
Tribute candle (courtesy Dutcher Funeral Home)

DETROIT (WKZO) -- A Detroit man is dead following a fireworks accident Friday night. It happened in the 6000-block of Plainview Avenue on the city's west side. Investigators say the 44-year-old man was lighting an unknown type of firework that was supposed to fly, but instead flew directly at him. The device hit him in the chest and exploded. The victim, whose identity has not yet been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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