Florida Man Fatally Shocked Trying to Remove Pigeon From a Power Line

A man in West Palm Beach, Florida, has died after he was shocked trying to remove a pigeon from a power line.

Elian Garcia-Rivera, 36, was found by emergency crews between a large pigeon coop and a chain linked fence after they responded to reports of an electrocution. He had reportedly been housing pigeons in his backyard and was trying to retrieve the bird when he was shocked and thrown to the ground. 

Garcia-Rivera was pronounced dead at the hospital. 

Source: Man fatally shocked trying to retrieve pigeon

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