Fireworks explosion kills 1, injures 9 others in Michigan

A 43-year-old Michigan woman is dead after a fireworks explosion took place in west Michigan Monday night, according to local police.

Ottawa County Sheriff's deputies arrived to scene in Park Township just after 11 p.m. Monday night, after a call about the firework incident.

Police identified 10 individuals injured in the explosion, including a 43-year-old Holland, Michigan, woman who was found unresponsive. Authorities attempted to administer life-saving efforts, but the injuries were fatal and the woman was pronounced dead on the scene. A news release from the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office did not identify the woman.

Nine others were taken to a local hospital with injuries ranging from minor to critical, per the police.

Several area homes and vehicles were also damaged.

More than 10,000 fireworks-related injuries were treated in emergency rooms in the U.S. last year, including 11 fireworks-related deaths, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Park Township has a population of about 18,000. It's on the Lake Michigan shore about 30 miles southwest of Grand Rapids.

Contact Arpan Lobo: Contributing: The Associated Press

This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: 1 dead, 9 injured after fireworks explosion in west Michigan