Man electrocuted at Glendale business - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Man electrocuted at Glendale business

Posted: Updated:
Electrocution near 50st Avenue & Camelback Road (Source: KPHO-TV) Electrocution near 50st Avenue & Camelback Road (Source: KPHO-TV)
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Carjackers on run after crash that killed 3 kids

    Carjackers on run after crash that killed 3 kids

    Saturday, July 26 2014 12:44 PM EDT2014-07-26 16:44:56 GMT
    Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.More >>
    Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.More >>
  • Indian teen has 232 'teeth' removed from jaw

    Indian teen has 232 'teeth' removed from jaw

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:23:39 GMT
    After complaining of pain in his jaw, an Indian teen and his family discovered that he had a severe dental condition - and surgeons pulled 232 "teeth" from his jaw. More >>
    After complaining of pain in his jaw, an Indian teen and his family discovered that he had a severe dental condition - and surgeons pulled 232 "teeth" from his jaw. More >>
  • Coroner: Girl's body was found in abandoned trailer's bathroom

    Coroner: Girl's body was found in abandoned trailer's bathroom

    Friday, July 18 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-07-18 19:26:33 GMT
    It's been an extremely difficult day for family and friends as well as officers. So many people were crying, upset as the body of 5-year-old Janaya Thompson was removed from an abandoned trailer.More >>
    It's been an extremely difficult day for family and friends as well as officers. So many people were crying, upset as the body of 5-year-old Janaya Thompson was removed from an abandoned trailer. Coroner Gary Hargrove said Janaya's body was found in a bathroom.More >>
GLENDALE, AZ (CBS5) -

A worker is dead of an apparent electrocution when he came in contact with live wires working on a roof, Glendale police said.

The accident happened at a manufacturing plant near 51st Avenue and Camelback at around 11:20 a.m. Thursday,

Firefighters said the man was welding when he somehow touched the wire and was shocked.

He was badly burned and fell 20 feet to the ground, fire authorities said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. State worksite safety investigators will be investigating the incident.

Traffic lights and power was out in the area from Bethany Home Road south to N. 63rd Avenue. SRP was working to restore power.

Copyright 2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow