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A man carries salvaged copper wire. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Electrocuted While Allegedly Stripping Copper Wiring From Oakland Warehouse Identified

A man who was electrocuted while allegedly trying to strip copper wiring from an abandoned warehouse in West Oakland last Wednesday night has been identified as 40-year-old Aaron Madacsi.

07/28/2014

(CBS SF)

Man Electrocuted While Trying To Steal Copper At Abandoned Oakland Pipe Factory

A man was killed by electrocution in West Oakland Wednesday night after apparently attempting to steal copper wiring, police said.

07/24/2014

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Bullets Sever Live Power Line In Oakland; 19-Year-Old Electrocuted, Another Man Seriously Hurt

Multiple bullets appear to have been fired at a single power line, severing the electrified cable, and causing it to drop onto two Oakland men, killing one, and causing critical injuries to another.

07/07/2014

An Apple iPhone 5. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Investigating Reports Of iPhone User’s Electrocution

Last week, Ma Ailun, a 23-year-old woman from China’s Xinjiang region, was allegedly electrocuted when she answered a call on her iPhone 5 while it was charging, according to the China-based Xinhua news agency.

07/15/2013

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Tree Trimmer Electrocuted While Working At San Jose Home

A man who was hired to trim trees at a South San Jose home died when he was electrocuted late Wednesday morning, a California Division of Occupational Safety and Health spokesman said.

06/27/2013

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