Teen dies after electrocution

January 20, 2023 6:26 am in by

A teenage boy has died after he was electrocuted by a power line in West Gladstone.

It’s believed the boy was climbing and swinging near live power lines at the train bridge across Auckland Creek in McAndrew Drive when he was electrocuted around 12:30pm yesterday.

The shock caused him to fall into the creek below.

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Police are treating the incident as non suspicious and a report is being prepared for the coroner.