electrocution

New Milford Storm Eletrocution

Storms Rip Out Trees, Power Lines; Electrocute Man In Connecticut

The storms Tuesday claimed a life in New Milford, Connecticut, after devastating winds tore through the area.

05/28/2014

Atticus Finch was zapped twice by stray voltage on a block in the East Village. It took Con Edison a few days to correct the issue after it was detected. (credit: CBS 2)

Dogs Zapped By Stray Voltage In East Village

Atticus Finch, a 2-year-old Russian Wolfhound, is more cautious than usual these days after he was struck with an electrical current twice over the weekend.

12/24/2013

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Family Of NYC Transit Worker Electrocuted On The Job Settles For $4 Million

A judge had already ruled that NYC Transit was negligent for failing to protect James Knell. A jury only had to determine the amount of monetary compensation for his pain and suffering.

10/07/2013

Lauren Abraham

Family Sues Con Ed Over Woman’s Electrocution During Sandy

The family of a young woman who was electrocuted during Superstorm Sandy has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Con Edison, claiming the utility failed to act to prevent the tragedy.

09/18/2013

G Train BIG DL

NYPD: Third Rail Electrocutes Brooklyn Man Walking On G Train Tracks

Matthew Zeno and his friend were walking north on the southbound G line roadbed at the Union Avenue and Broadway station around 3:10 a.m. when he inadvertently made contact with the third rail and was electrocuted, police said.

07/08/2013

Utility Worker/File (Credit: www.firstenergycorp.com)

Authorities: Utility Worker With Jersey Central Power & Light Dies By Electrocution

First Assistant Monmouth County Prosecutor Richard Incremona said that the man died while doing work on Daum Road in Manalapan.

08/04/2012

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Elevator Mechanic Identified As Ed Bradley Electrocuted On The Job In Midtown

The man is identified as 45-year-old Ed Bradley from Staten Island. Bradley is the father of three children. He may have come into contact with live wires.

03/29/2012