Man is electrocuted, falls eight stories, catches on fire – and survives!
// August 11th, 2017 // News
A California man has survived an almost unimaginable series of tragedies this week. According to KTVU in North Bay, California, an unidentified man climbed a 100-foot high voltage transmission tower which sits along a popular walking path in Santa Rosa on August 8, 2017. A witness to the tragedy, Kevin Pickering, was near the area when the accident occurred:
“I heard this boom and about a minute later, I heard the screams.”
“He was screaming and you could see it was like he was trying to get himself off the lines. At first he was unconscious, then he came to, and it looked like he was getting shocked some more.”
An electrician working by the site told reporters:
“His clothes and his hair were on fire. I saw him get two, three jolts. His body was gyrating. Then hepost was originally published on this site