ST. PETERSBURG, Fla | Autopsy report: Exploding vape pen killed Florida man

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla | Autopsy report: Exploding vape pen killed Florida man

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — An exploding vape pen hurled fragments into a Florida man’s head, killing him and starting a fire that burned most of his body, an autopsy report said.

The Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiner’s autopsy report released Tuesday confirms the vape pen was responsible for the May 5 death of Tallmadge D’Elia, 38, in St. Petersburg.

Such accidents aren’t unheard of: According to a U.S. Fire Administration report , at least 195 electronic cigarettes exploded or caught fire from 2009 to 2016, and while no deaths were recorded in that time, the explosions caused 133 injuries, 38 of them severe.

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