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Man Who Climbed Boyle Heights Pole Told Police He Wanted to Go to Oklahoma Just Before Nearly Being Electrocuted

A man who was nearly electrocuted after mistakenly touching a high-voltage line when he climbed up a 100-foot high pole in Boyle Heights Saturday was expected to survive his injuries, authorities said. 157 more words

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At least 20 killed, dozens injured in electrocution accident atop Haiti Carnival float

PORT-AU-PRINCE (PIX11) — Carnival celebrations in Haiti’s capital turned to mourning after dozens were electrocuted atop a float.

Nadia Lochard, a coordinator for the Department of Civil Protection, told NBC that there are at least 20 dead, and 46 injured. 186 more words


Freak Electrocution Claims At Least 15 At Haiti Carnival (Raw Video)

At Least 15 Electrocuted In Haiti Carnival Accident

” At least 15 people were dead after being electrocuted by a high-voltage cable as they were riding a Carnival parade float in Haiti Tuesday, emergency officials said.

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At least 20 dead after freak accident during Haiti Carnival

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — At least 20 people on a music group’s packed Carnival float in the Haitian capital were killed Tuesday when they were electrocuted by a power line, officials said. 171 more words


At least 20 dead by electrocution in Haiti Carnival accident

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – At least 16 people were killed early Tuesday in the Haitian capital after a man on top of a musical group’s Carnival float was shocked by high-voltage wires above the street, setting off a panic in which dozens of people were trampled, officials said. 445 more words


Before the sea would electrocute us all

I didn’t think I was strong enough.

I did my best. I went as far as I could go. Then I had to pull myself back. 109 more words


Party Like It's 1899

Today, I would like to take a trip back in time. To a time when the mentally ill were treated with torture devices and other devious, nefarious therapies. 1,472 more words