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 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.
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
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