July 29, 1996 in Nation/World

Helper At Car Crash Electrocuted

Compiled From Wire Services

A good Samaritan trying to move a broken telephone wire from a car wreck was electrocuted Saturday, police said.

Frederick Misuraca, 30, was moving the wire off the road after he had helped remove two teenagers from a car that had struck a utility pole and overturned. But he accidentally touched a live wire connected to the pole.

The 16-year-old driver and his 17-year-old passenger were not injured. The driver was ticketed for reckless driving.

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