On the 1st of January 2011 reporters reported that around 12.30 AM in the time frame of saying adieu to the old year and greeting the new year Col. Manop Prasaat, Police inspector of Rayong was notified of a firecracker explosion at the food center at Wassana Fishing Hill Park that there was a victim who was severely injured and another dead. When they investigated the area they had found that there was that a male had died from the explosion and when they identified the body it was of 41 year old former actor Somchet Sahaat. The former actor was then rushed to the hospital and was severely injured around his neck area.
When investigated of the initial occurrence that at the time of the accident the food center had lit fireworks whilst counting down to the new year and when an employee had lit it up the firecracker did not shoot up towards the sky immediately. Both the deceased and the injured had went in closer to view the situation and the firecracker suddenly exploded and the impact is what caused Mr. Somchet to have lost his life on the spot and caused another severely injured.
Mr. Somchet used to be a nude model and former actor.
[Source via Entertain Teenee/Khaosod]
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