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A Sad Day #179702
07/27/08 11:55 PM
07/27/08 11:55 PM
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BigB  Offline OP
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Tucson, AZ USA
This happened in the park right by my house. At first, lightning was blamed, but it appears that may not be the cause.

http://www.azstarnet.com/metro/250088.php

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Re: A Sad Day [Re: BigB] #179703
07/28/08 12:13 AM
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Bakersfield, CA (Originally Or...
Indeed a tragedy...

Parks seem to, unfortunately, be a magnet for lack of electrical maintenance.. I remember a few years ago reading about a pitcher that got "lit up" on the mound from a dodgy underground setup for a pitching machine.

In this day and age I must ask.... Did some $@!#$^ steal a ground from the light pole??? or was the water he was standing in become electrified??


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