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Fatal High Voltage Accidental Electrocution – Two Case Reports

Manigandan G, Peranantham S, Shanmugam K
2017 Figshare  
Electric accidents cause serious injuries by direct heat exposure or by igniting clothes. The severity varies between simple harmless shocks to death. Many at times the victims are thrown to ground from the electric poles sustaining fatal non electric injuries. In this article two cases of high voltage electrocution are reported and discussed. In the first case the victim sustained injuries due to arcing of current. In the second case, there were multiple exit wounds in both legs indicating two
more » ... legs indicating two different directions in the flow of current. Both the victims suffered fatal head injuries due to fall.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.5665126.v1 fatcat:3vatk4dmdnc4vm4f5l7jqgnkwe