In this Aug. 22, 2012 file photo, firefighters and paramedics rush a gravely injured unidentified woman to an ambulance as water gushes from hydrant after a collision in North Hollywood. (AP Photo/Rick McClure, File)

Man sentenced in crash that caused electrocution of 2 good Samaritans

VAN NUYS (CNS) – A Glendale man who crashed an SUV in Valley Village and sheared a fire hydrant, leading to the electrocution of two good Samaritans who rushed to the scene and stepped in […]


Tree trimmer electrocuted at Malibu mansion

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a worker trimming trees at a Malibu mansion has been electrocuted after touching a power line. City News Service says the man was 25 feet up a tree on […]


Man taking photo in tree gets electrocuted, killed

TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 27-year-old Tustin man was electrocuted and killed while perched in a tree to shoot a photograph of the sunset. The Orange County Register reports that family members spotted […]


Dog electrocuted by exposed wires in LA park

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say copper thieves may be to blame for the death of a dog that was electrocuted when he stepped on an electrified utility box cover in a Los Angeles park.



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