William Brown Killed in Exploding Vape Pen Accident in Fort Worth, TX

February 4, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
William Brown
Type of Accident
Explosion Incident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Fort Worth Police
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victim was smoking a vape pen when the battery exploded in his face

What Happened

Fort Worth Police are investigating an incident involving an exploding vape pen that killed a man in Fort Worth, TX on February 4th, 2019. 24-year-old William Brown was seriously injured when a vape pen he was smoking exploded in his face. He was taken to an area hospital where he died from his injuries two days later.

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