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Worker dies after suffering fall from electrocution in Tulum

Tulum, Q.R. — A man died Monday night after falling from a pole while attempting to install telephone wires. The accident happened in Colonia Ejidal during an installation.

The man was an employee of the unnamed company. While on the pole, he received an electric shock which sent him crashing to the pavement below. Paramedmics were called to the scene of the accident, however, the man died by the time they arrived.

An autopsy will reveal if the young worker died from the electric shock or the fall to the pavement below.