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Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
Monday June 10th, 2019 :: 10:43 a.m. PDT

Advisory

KCSO Bomb Squad Unit Investigates Fatal Fireworks Death

On June 7, 2019, at 9:52pm, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 400 block of Ray Street for a report of a person with critical injuries caused by a firework.
 
The man was taken to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
 
The Bomb Squad Unit responded and is investigating.  Investigators say the subject was using illegal fireworks in an unsafe manner which caused a detonation, resulting in the man’s fatal injury.
 
The Coroner’s Office identified the man as 45-year-old David Michael Adams.
 
Anyone with information can call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness Line at 661-322-4040.
 

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Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
1350 Norris Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93308

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Non-emergencies: 661-303-4592

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