Man Electrocuted on Top of Utility Pole

The video shows a man after he was electrocuted on top of a utility pole. The man’s pants are on fire, he’s clearly incapacitated, but appears to be alive. It doesn’t look like anyone on the ground knows how to help him. Hopefully someone quickly realized that they need to either shut the power off, … Continue reading “Man Electrocuted on Top of Utility Pole”

Thai Attempting to Steal Fish Meets His Demise

What the actual fuck? Ok guys, dumbass here was apparently a regular thief in the area of Yala District, Thailand and liked to help himself to fish from vendors after hours. Somehow, this man was electrocuted while making another attempt to procure someone else’s hard work for himself. I don’t know exactly how this happened…I … Continue reading “Thai Attempting to Steal Fish Meets His Demise”

Da Silva Killed by Electric Current from Lamp

On Friday, April 10, 21 year old Lucivania Machado da Silva died after being electrocuted by a lamp in Santa Cruz do Capibaribe, state of Pernambuco, Brazil. The electric current arced into her face as thousands of volts tuned the young Da Silva into a circuit. She was discovered by her husband with the lamp … Continue reading “Da Silva Killed by Electric Current from Lamp”

Algerian Man Driven to Suicide by Unemployment Electrocutes by Touching High Tension Wires

In Algeria, a young man climbed up a transmission tower and killed himself by touching the high tension overhead wires. Locals said he was mentally ill, but was allegedly driven to suicide by the inability to find a job. Long term unemployment has taken a toll on his mental health and drove him mad. The … Continue reading “Algerian Man Driven to Suicide by Unemployment Electrocutes by Touching High Tension Wires”

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

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 him free-falling back down to the ground. I don’t know if the kid had a … Continue reading “Saudi Kid Climbs Transmission Tower and Self Electrocutes by Touching Overhead Power Line”

Rescue of Worker Electrocuted While Fixing a Billboard in El Salvador

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 and Marvin García. The video captured the extraction of one of them. Both men are … Continue reading “Rescue of Worker Electrocuted While Fixing a Billboard in El Salvador”

Fatal Lightning Strike in Brazil Captured in Photos

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 returned to the shallows to escort a child back to shore when a lightning bolt … Continue reading “Fatal Lightning Strike in Brazil Captured in Photos”

Man Decapitated by High Voltage Wires

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 the Philippines is likely. From the pictures it is clear that he has been electrocuted. … Continue reading “Man Decapitated by High Voltage Wires”

Rescue of Worker Electrocuted Atop Transmission Pylon in Argentina

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 done hundreds of times without any issues, but something’s gone wrong that day and the … Continue reading “Rescue of Worker Electrocuted Atop Transmission Pylon in Argentina”

Distraught Man on High Voltage Power Lines Gets a Jolt

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 and yelled that he wanted to die. The drama came to an end after the … Continue reading “Distraught Man on High Voltage Power Lines Gets a Jolt”