Man killed after climbing electricity pole

Man killed after climbing electricity pole

Rescue forces and firefighters free dead man's hanging body

A man was electrocuted to death Saturday morning near Caesarea, 30 miles north of Tel Aviv. Special rescue and firefighting forces worked to free the man’s body, which was hanging from an electric pole near the Caesarea beach highway junction.

The circumstances of the incident were unclear, however authorities suspect the man was trying to steal metal from the electric pole.

The man was later rushed to the hospital. His identity could not be confirmed immediately.

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