1 dead, 5 hurt in Sinunuc electric shock accident PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 15:20

A 53-year-old man died while five others were hospitalized after they accidentally touched a live wire while digging a deep well at Purok 10, Sinunuc yesterday afternoon.

The fatality was identified as Romeo Concepción, 53, married, of Bungiao. He was declared dead on arrival in the hospital.

His five companions — Rolando Rosin, Nicole Angelo, 16, Nolbert, Nolric, all surnamed Gaganacruz and Jason Pioquinto, all of Mampang , were confined in the hospital.

It was gathered that the victims were hired by Angelina Castigador to make a deep well at her residence.

Before 1 p.m., while they were setting up a long tube, its tip touched a live wire triggering the electrocution. — Dan Toribio