MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A 21-year-old Marysville man has died from injuries suffered by fireworks on the Fourth of July, fire officials announced Monday.
Officials said the man was injured around 11:45 p.m. in the 15000 block of 51st Avenue Northeast.
An investigation from the Marysville Police Department determined it was an accidental death resulting from the premature explosion of a mortar-style firework.
Paramedics found the man unresponsive at the scene and said he had “significant” upper-body injuries. He was rushed to the hospital but did not survive, officials said.
According to officials, witnesses said another 20-year-old man also suffered injuries that were not considered life-threatening in the incident.
Bystanders drove the 20-year-old to a nearby hospital before police and fire officials arrived at the scene.
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