Texas man killed after shooting firework from chest
The father was critically injured and died after he was rushed to the hospital by paramedics
COLUMBUS, Texas — Colorado County sheriff's officials said a Columbus man died after shooting a firework off his chest. Justin Bartek, 30, died at Columbus Community Hospital on Tuesday.
"He just had an infectious spirit, whenever you met him you met a friend," said Erica Jackson.
Bartek is well known in the small town of Columbus. Friends described him as a veteran postal worker full of personality and generosity.
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