Maine man lights fireworks on his head, dies instantly

Police say a 22-year-old man died after trying to launch a firework off of the top of his head.

Devon Staples of Calais, Maine was setting off fireworks with his friends Saturday night when he put a fireworks mortar tube on his head and set it off.

Staples died instantly.

Police say the friends had been drinking.

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