Man killed after hit by firework at Budgewoi

Inquiries are continuing after the death of a man at Budgewoi this morning.

Just before 3am, emergency services were called to Budgewoi Beach after a man was hit by a firework.

The man had sustained a serious head injury.

Despite the efforts of friends and emergency services at the scene, the 52-year-old man could not be revived.

Detectives from Tuggerah Lakes Local Area Command will be investigating the events leading up to the man’s death.

Initial inquiries suggest the man may have been lighting a firework at the time

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Source: NSW Police

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