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A New York man was killed after recently learning he is going to be a father.

Christopher Pekny passed away on Sunday due to what his family calls a ‘freak accident.” The 28-year-old was working on a machine for a “gender reveal” party when it exploded. The New York State police and the bomb disposal unit are investigating the device, per People.

“On February 21, 2021, at approximately 11:55 a.m., State Police Liberty responded to a residence on the Lt. JG Brender Highway in the town of Liberty for a report of an explosion,” per a statement released by police. “An investigation revealed that Christopher Pekny, age 28, from the town of Liberty was building a device to be used at a child gender reveal party.”

Christopher Pekny (Credit: Facebook)

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Pekny’s brother Michael Pekny, 27, was injured by the device. He was taken to Garnet Medical Center in Middletown, NY. 

Their older brother, Peter Pekny, 34 told the New York Times it was “the freakiest of freak accidents that I could ever imagine.”

“If you could think of any two people who were the closest two people — amplify that tenfold,” said their older brother.

The family owns a restaurant in the Catskills section on New York called Robin Hood Diner. They released a statement on Monday via Facebook in regards to the tragedy.

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“We are deeply saddened and must inform you all of the loss of our dear an beloved Christopher. We appreciate the overwhelming display of love and support that you all have shown. The Robin Hood will be closed for the immediate future. More details will be posted when we have them available. Thank you.”

We are deeply saddened and must inform you all of the loss of our dear an beloved Christopher.We appreciate the…

Posted by Robin Hood Diner on Monday, February 22, 2021

Peter said his brother began to mature when he learned he would become a father.

“He was really looking forward to starting a family,” said the older brother. “He was really starting to settle down and grow up.”

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Find an iPhone 11 in a lake, it had been 6 months and it was still working

When our mobile phone comes in contact with water for a long time we should expect the worst, unless it is an iPhone. On many occasions, the device with the logo of the bitten apple has given proof of its resistance to water. But, each time it is overcome and this time a user has shared the story of how his iPhone 11 has lasted 6 months in a lake.

iPhone 11 recovered after 6 months in a lake

In a video posted on YouTube, it is seen as a couple of divers, with the hobby of diving to the bottom of the lakes to find lost objects and clean up the garbage, They recovered the iPhone 11 and contacted its owner to return it.

An iPhone 11 safe after 6 months under water

According to the publication of Clayton and Heather Helkenberg they recovered iPhone 11 on the bottom of Lake Harrison in Canada. In the video Clayton Helkenberg describes the conditions in which he found the device.

“I took it home, cleaned up the dirt, and it just lit up, so it was pretty amazing. Aside from a broken microphone and speaker problems, the iPhone came out of this experience largely unscathed. “

After eject the SIM card and put it in another device to contact the original owner, It was returned to Fatemeh Ghodsi, a Vancouver resident. The iPhone was reportedly dropped during a boat trip in September and contained photos of Ghodsi just before the fall.

Ghodsi explained that dropped the iPhone into the water, after losing his balance, while on the boat. At the time, he was told by park staff members that the iPhone was impossible to find in the water. Since then he has given up the device.

When you receive a text message from your old number, the owner of the iPhone thought they were friends who were playing a prank on him, but then he was convinced to visit Chilliwack to get his smartphone back.

“I was in complete shock, initially to begin with. It was like a zombie phone coming back to me, because I’d make peace with it being gone.

As rarely happens, the story has been documented from beginning to end and iPhone sets new water resistance record.

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