Young boy dies of burn injuries in ‘tragic accident’

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Police are calling the death of a young boy who was playing with fuel and accelerants “a tragic accident.”

According to a statement on the Salt Lake City Police Department’s Twitter, the boy passed away due to burns after an accident involving fuel and accelerants near Gillespie Avenue and Navajo Street.

The department will not be giving additional details, the tweet reads.

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