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2 Men Electrocuted Pruning Trees in Philippines

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Philippines –Two men were electrocuted while pruning trees inside a subdivision in Angeles City on Monday, police said.

Daniel Dolnuan died instantly after the steel boom crane of the Isuzu Elf truck he was driving hit a high voltage wire at 1 p.m., said Chief Inspector Ronald Lorenzo, commander of the Angeles police’s Station 5.

Dolnuan’s companion, identified only as Lucas, tried to pull him out of the truck but he, too, was electrocuted.

The victims were residents of Barangay (village) Anunas, also in Angeles City. Lorenzo said they were hired by the homeowners’ association to trim the trees in the village.

Story via newsinfo.inquirer.net

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