Updated: Name Released in Firework Accident

Posted at: 07/05/2013 9:09 PM
Updated at: 07/06/2013 1:25 PM

A man lost part of his hand in a fireworks accident on the 4th of July.

Gilbert police say the 21-year-old Plymouth man's name was Michael Anthony Hemple. He was holding a firework, when it went off in his hand.

The accident happened in Lake Ore-be-gone in Gilbert around 10 p.m.

Hemple was airlifted to Duluth.