Man apparently electrocuted trying to...

Man apparently electrocuted trying to cut down copper wire in L...

There are 16 comments on the GoErie.com story from May 6, 2008, titled Man apparently electrocuted trying to cut down copper wire in L.... In it, GoErie.com reports that:

Police say a man found dead on an abandoned Lancaster County rail line apparently was electrocuted while trying to cut down copper high-voltage wires.

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“Love Freedom, Thank a Soldier”

Since: Feb 08

Erie,PA

#1 May 6, 2008
Can you say Darwin award candidate?
donbee

United States

#2 May 6, 2008
A shocking end...
Donny Baker

Erie, PA

#3 May 6, 2008
donbee wrote:
A shocking end...
LOL

The situation itself is not funny. What would possess a person to go after wire if there were even a CHANCE that it might be hot?

“Love Freedom, Thank a Soldier”

Since: Feb 08

Erie,PA

#4 May 6, 2008
Donny Baker wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL
The situation itself is not funny. What would possess a person to go after wire if there were even a CHANCE that it might be hot?
...the fact that a grade scrap copper is pushing $3 a #... it's nuts...did someone say nuts? Mornin Donny.
Kp
Ida Tarbell

Desert Hot Springs, CA

#5 May 6, 2008
A Bush Economy Entrepreneur.
Donny Baker

Erie, PA

#6 May 6, 2008
khp33 wrote:
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...the fact that a grade scrap copper is pushing $3 a #... it's nuts...did someone say nuts? Mornin Donny.
Kp
Mornin'

One could make almost 3 #'s worth at many jobs in an hour.....Probably would have taken less time, and a whole lot safer.
Donny Baker

Erie, PA

#7 May 6, 2008
Ida Tarbell wrote:
A Bush Economy Entrepreneur.
Most of us types is smarter than that.....

“Love Freedom, Thank a Soldier”

Since: Feb 08

Erie,PA

#8 May 6, 2008
Donny Baker wrote:
<quoted text>
Mornin'
One could make almost 3 #'s worth at many jobs in an hour.....Probably would have taken less time, and a whole lot safer.
Where can I find one of those jobs?
lol
Old timer

Decatur, GA

#9 May 6, 2008
Fitting justice!
Roger

Gibsonia, PA

#11 May 6, 2008
Stupid people do stupid things.
Insane

United States

#12 May 6, 2008
Thinning of the herd!
dennis

United States

#13 May 6, 2008
couldn't wait for the rebate check
rastus needs meds

Hudson, OH

#14 May 6, 2008
rastus wrote:
what color was this guy before he was electrocuted ?
Rastus you are sick one!
what type is that

Hudson, OH

#15 May 6, 2008
Donny Baker wrote:
<quoted text>
Most of us types is smarter than that.....
white trash electricians who need grammar school?

“Love Freedom, Thank a Soldier”

Since: Feb 08

Erie,PA

#18 May 7, 2008
rastus wrote:
what color was this guy before he was electrocuted ?
Bright red.
joe w

Philadelphia, PA

#19 Jun 17, 2009
their is not even any trains or tracks on that stretch and a person is still killed stay off railroad property

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