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Man, 23, killed in Newark firecracker incident

Posted at 10:27 AM, Jun 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-02 12:22:25-04

NEWARK, NJ — A 23-year-old man died in Newark following a firecracker incident, city officials said Sunday.

He was holding a large firecracker and it “caused eternal [sic] injuries to his hand and apparently internal injuries to which he succumbed,” officials said.

No identifying information has been released.

News12 reports it happened at 168 Pacific Street.