Saudi Kid Climbs Transmission Tower and Self Electrocutes by Touching Overhead Power Line

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A Saudi kid climbed a transmission tower on Jeddah Beach, and when he was near the top, reached up to touch the overhead power line. The contact with live wire turned him instantly into a giant spark, and lead to … Continue reading

Rescue of Worker Electrocuted While Fixing a Billboard in El Salvador

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An amateur video captured the rescue of a worker who was electrocuted while fixing a billboard atop a shop in Los Próceres, El Salvador. Two men received electricity shocks while working on that rooftop, their names were Rafael Antonio Cañas … Continue reading

Fatal Lightning Strike in Brazil Captured in Photos

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On Monday 13 January 2013 a group of day tourists from the city of Ribeirão Pires, São Paulo Brazil, were swimming at Guaruja, São Paulo, when an approaching thunderstorm caused them to leave the water. A 36 year old woman … Continue reading

Man Decapitated by High Voltage Wires

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I have tried to find any news reports on this incident to have some sort of official explanation as what exactly happened to this man. I’m not sure which country this is, but I was thinking anywhere from Indonesia to … Continue reading

Rescue of Worker Electrocuted Atop Transmission Pylon in Argentina

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On August 8, 2010 an employee of an Argentinean electric company died after he was electrocuted by 150,000 Volts of raw power. The worker was atop a transmission pylon, doing a routine work on a transformer – a job he’s … Continue reading

Distraught Man on High Voltage Power Lines Gets a Jolt

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An old classic from east LA, California. A distraught, topless man, probably high on drugs balanced 40 feet above ground on high voltage power lines. Rescue workers came to try to get him down safely but the man wasn’t himself … Continue reading

Young Woman Tortured, Stabbed and Electrocuted by Break-In Assailant

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30 year old, young looking woman was brutally beaten, tortured and murdered by an assailant who broke into her home. The assailant put plastic bag over the woman’s head to suffocate her but also possibly to mute her screams, tied … Continue reading

Emmure Singer Frankie Palmeri Electrocuted During Live Show in Moscow

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Emmure is a deathcore band from Queens, New York. On May 7, 2013 while performing live in Moscow, Russia, the band’s frontman Frankie Palmeri was electrocuted, seized up and fell on stage. As can be seen from the video, the … Continue reading

Electrician Working on Live Installation Fried by Arc Flash

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According to Electrical Safety Authority, 53% of electrical incidents causing injury or death are from working on live electrical installations. 39% of critical injuries involved burns from an arc. This CCTV video shows an electrician working on a live panel, … Continue reading

Thief Stealing Overhead Power Lines Dies Electrocuted on a Utility Pole

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Considering the level of grief and despair thieves cause, they are nowhere near severely enough punished. In the Middle East they are, where they cut hands of thieves off. But here in the west and in most other parts of … Continue reading