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Electrician, aide electrocuted

  • Written by Steve A. Gosuico
  • Published in Provincial
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TALAVERA, Nueva Ecija — An electrician and his aide were electrocuted on Friday while doing electrical works in a power plant here.

Town police commander Supt. Leandro Novilla identified the fatalities as Reggie Dote, 32, electrician, of F. Pelias St., Taloto, Tagbilaran City, Bohol and Jayson Padua, 22, helper, of Bgy. San Agustin, San Jose City.
   
Novilla said the electrocution incident transpired at a sub-station of Gift Power Plant Corporation in Purok 6, Bgy. Bacal 3, this town.
   
The victims were installing grounding clusters inside the power plant when Dote was suddenly electrocuted. Padua tried to help Dote but he too was  electrocuted.