BACOLOD City – A sugarcane worker got electrocuted in Barangay Punta Mesa, Manapla, Negros Occidental.
The 28-year-old resident Rodney Dañoso died, a police report showed.
Police investigators said the victim accidentally touched an exposed live wire while he was on top of the cargo cruck driven by 43-year-old Alie Lamoste around 10:10 a.m. of Jan. 24.
He was rushed to the Dr. Ramon B. Gustilo Hospital of the town where the attending physician declared him “dead on arrival”.
Lamoste meanwhile was arrested and now detained in the custodial facility of the Manapla municipal police station./PN