Katy Perry sings a song in which she belts out, “Baby you’re a firework, come and let your colors burst.” On they 4th of July, a Maine resident took those lyrics to heart. After having one two many drinks, Devon Staples placed a firework on top of his head. Police said he tried to launch the firework from the top of his head. It exploded, killing him instantly. A spokesman for the state Department of Public Safety said Devon Staples, 22, of Calais Maine, was drinking and celebrating the holiday in a friend’s backyard when he placed the fireworks mortar tube on his head around 10 p.m.
This is actually truly sad for a man to lose his life that way and we hope that maybe someone else could learn from this and not recreate a tragic situation.
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