Waxahachie, TX – Jedidiah Brookbank Electrocuted On North Rogers St
Waxahachie, TX (May 10, 2019) – On Sunday, May 4, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of an incident in the 100 block of North Rogers Street.
According to police, around 11:20 p.m., 20-year-old Jedidiah Brookbank was jumping on rooftops for fun when he made contact with the wires on top of a building. Brookbank was electrocuted.
Brookbank was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident and transported to Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Jedidiah Brookbank. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Injuries In Texas
Although typically a work-related incident, over 400 people die annually from being electrocuted. These incidents can occur at any location and leave tragedy in its path. In cases where negligent acts led to the incident, surviving family members may be able to obtain restitution to cover the costs of medical treatment and funeral arrangements for their loved ones. If you lost a loved one in an electrocution incident, contact a premises liability attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
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