Darwin Awards

(credit: Denton County Sheriff’s Office)

Man Nearly Electrocuted Trying To Steal Utility Pole Copper

A suspected copper thief is hospitalized at Parkland Hospital after being electrocuted in Denton County. Officials say 24-year-old James Johnson was committing the crime on Sunday, near Aubery, when he was seriously burned.

CBSDFW.COM–03/11/2013