Man dies electrocuted after threatening to jump from transmission tower

MEXICO – A 35-year-old man threatening to jump from a transmission tower died electrocuted in the process in Nayarit.

The man climbed the transmission tower and threatened to jump. However, when climbing, he touched a cable that caused an electric shock followed by a small explosion, causing him to fall over 30 meters and hitting himself against parts of the structure on his way down.