Verizon worker electrocuted - Metro US

Verizon worker electrocuted

A Verizon worker installing Internet cables in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn was electrocuted Wednesday.

Douglas La Lima, 37, was set aflame and later killed when he touched a hidden power line.

La Lima, who worked for Verizon for 15 years, was installing FIOS wires before the freak accident.

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