1 dead, 9 hospitalized after firework explosion in west Michigan

Nine people were hospitalized while another died following a firework mishap in west Michigan Monday night.

Both police and fire crews from Ottawa responded to reports that a firework had exploded at a private property in Park Township.

It happened around 11 p.m.

When they arrived, they identified 10 individuals who had been injured in an explosion. 

Life-saving measures were deployed when deputies located an unresponsive female who was later pronounced dead at the scene.

The deceased was a 43-year-old woman from Holland City.

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Several homes and vehicles in the area were also damaged by the explosion. 

The incident remains under investigation by the Ottawa County Sheriff's deputies.