Farmer electrocuted Print
Friday, 04 May 2018 13:54


A 70-year-old farmer was electrocuted after he was hit by wires from a collapsed post of the Zamboanga del Sur Electric Cooperative (ZAMSURECO) earlier this week in Midsalip, Zamboanga del Sur.

A Police Regional Office-9 report identified the victim as Jovencio Auregue y Mercado, a resident of Purok 4, Dumalinao, Midsalip, Zamboanga del Sur.

The report said that Auregue was plowing his rice field when the electric post of ZAMSURECO 1 collapsed, the victim hit by the cables.

The victim was brought to the Midsalip Infirmary Hospital but was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician. (Ely Dumaboc)