Electrocution

(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

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Tree Trimmer Dies In Power Line Electrocution

A tree trimmer in Fort Worth was killed Monday morning. The man was apparently working at a home on Warren Lane when he was electrocuted.

05/14/2012

Jens Gardner was electrocuted while working on Christmas Lights.  (Photo credit Texas Dept. of Public Safety)

Grand Prairie Man Electrocuted While Hanging Christmas Lights

The man was moving a ladder which fell into power lines.

12/02/2011

Copper Thief Electrocuted

 A 49 year old man who apparently was trying to steal copper from a utility pole was electrocuted this weekend in Fort Worth.  Robert Hall’s body was found underneath the pole in an empty lot […]

07/11/2010