Thursday, July 5, 2012

Richland man dies in fireworks related incident


A 61 year old Richland man died last night in what appeared to be a fireworks related accident.

Richland police officers and medics responded to the area south of Gala Way and Westcliffe Blvd for a report of a man suffering from injuries received after a firework had exploded.  The officers and medics were not able to revive the male.  Medics declared the male dead at the scene.

Richland police bomb squad members were on duty and responded to the scene.  Richland police detectives also responded to the scene and are investigating the incident.

Posted by Sgt. Darryl Judge

Please contact Detective Sgt. Kevin Berger for further inquiries.