Akron man healing from massive fireworks explosion
Published: July 15, 2013 - 05:30 PM
| Updated: July 16, 2013 - 07:25 AM
By Phil Trexler
Beacon Journal staff writer
Kevin Skubic of Akron, wipes away tears as his friend Jessica Jira shows the extent of the injuries to his right arm to the media from his hospital room at Akron Children's Hospital Monday in Akron. Skubic suffered extentsive injuries including losing part of his left arm, damage to his right eye and hearing loss when a package of powerful fireworks exploded while he was carrying them to his truck after purchasing them from Wayne Jones Sr. on Grand Avenue in Akron on July 1. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
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