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Man killed when vaping pen explodes, sending pieces into his skull

Man killed when vaping pen explodes, sending pieces into his skull

The autopsy revealed that not only had the device exploded and started a fire, it somehow made a projectile wound in D'Elia's skull.

A 38-year-old Florida man was killed when the vape pen he was using exploded, launching two pieces of the object into his head.

A former CNBC producer has passed away after his e-cigarette exploded and became lodged in his skull, according to a newly released autopsy.

FEMA recently reported that there were nearly 200 incidents involving exploding vape pens between 2000 and 2016, but D'Elia is the first person in the United States to die as a outcome.

The Tampa Bay Times reports firefighters found D'Elia inside his burning home.

He also suffered "thermal injuries", or burns, on roughly 80 percent of his body, the report said.

Between January 2009 and December 2016, there were 95 reported incidents of explosions and fire involving an electronic cigarette, resulting in 133 injuries, 38 of which were severe, the U.S. Fire Administration said. Wilder told ABC Action News that he, as well as many other local store owners, won't sell unregulated e-cigarettes.

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European officials have said they are looking for ways to help their companies escape the brunt of the USA sanctions. Military tensions between Iran and Israel have already mounted, and oil prices are rising on the uncertainty.

A representative from Smok-E Mountain told ABC affiliate WFTS that it believed the problem was related to the device's atomizer or battery, and not the device itself.

The vape was manufactured by Smok-E Mountain.

Experts fault the lithium ion batteries used in e-cigarettes.

Though such incidents are rare, this isn't the first time a spontaneous e-cigarette explosion has raised concerns.

One store selling vaping devices says the e-cigarettes come with "no safety features and no regulation".

"Any other e-cig that has a computer chip in it prevents that from happening", Wilder added. In 2016, an e-cigarette exploded in a NY man's trousers pocket.


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