Police said a father who was about to become a father was killed on Sunday after a device made for the upcoming gender reveal party in New York exploded.
According to a statement by New York Major James C. Michael, the explosion occurred in a house in Liberty City, New York, killing 28-year-old Christopher Peckney and injuring his 27 The year-old brother Michael Peckney was sent to the Garnet Medical Center in Middletown. National police.
Another brother called the explosion an “accident.”
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The 34-year-old told the New York Times: “This is the most terrible accident I can imagine.”
The report said the injured brother was classified as stable.
According to reports, the family owns Robin Robin Diner, a restaurant in the Catskills area of New York. The family came to Facebook to thank the followers for the “overwhelming love and support you all have shown.”
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Authorities said the incident is still under investigation by the state police and bomb disposal department.
Police said that earlier this month, a 26-year-old Michigan man died when he was hit by an exploded cannonball at a baby baptistery in the state.
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Last year, fire officials said that a pyrotechnic device used at a gender-disclosure party ignited a fire in California, burning thousands of acres of land.
Liberty is located about 100 miles northwest of New York City.