Man High on Drugs, Climbs Electricity Pylon and Gets Blown Up [Video & Photos]

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at 02:08 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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«§» 10 January 2013



A man was electrocuted after scaling an electricity pylon and performing acrobatics in a drug-induced stunt.



The man, named only as Miguel, swung onto one of high-voltage cables causing a massive explosion before plummeting  to the ground in Santiago, Chile.

The moment was caught in a dramatic amateur video filmed by one of the onlookers.

Horrified locals called police to the Lo Prado area of the Chilean capital yesterday afternoon after seeing the man 'playing around' on the pylon near his home, according to reports.

A crowd gathered as he climbed to the top at around 4pm before balancing on the beams and swinging back and forth inches away from the live wires.

Firefighters tried for 30 minutes to coax him down and placed an airbag at the foot of the pylon to catch him if he fell.

Neighbours said that it wasn't the first time the man had performed dangerous acrobatics on pylons in the area after becoming high on drugs.

But this time his legs touched one of the cables, killing him instantly and causing an explosion which set fire to two nearby houses.

The flames were quickly put out but more than 500 homes were left without electricity.

Watch the video below:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6y0MLEUn74Q" target="_blank" class="aeva_link bbc_link new_win">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6y0MLEUn74Q</a>

jamepinto at 02:27 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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waitng my own
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ezchusa at 02:28 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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Really? Well done

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winace at 02:29 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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Madness
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chicco77 at 02:30 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked
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mankaa at 02:31 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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i will not be the first to comment
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ela214 at 02:32 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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stupid,uninterrupted jorney to hell.
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osamabinladin at 02:42 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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What a way to die
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prettybon at 02:52 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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So sad were ppl not thhere when he was climpin up there?may his soul R.I.P
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christianity at 02:56 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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OK NOTED
 NEXT
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bubuz at 03:14 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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supid hero
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evaworld at 03:19 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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That guy was possessed, no b clear eye!
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Solidstonez at 03:28 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked

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Solidstonez at 03:28 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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OMG

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beneno at 03:43 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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Quote from: jamepinto on 02:27 PM, 10 Jan 13
waitng my own
una no dey fit write correctly again all in the name of i wan be the first person to comment.dem dey give mendal to the first person to comment?
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Ricardoprinz at 03:44 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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Quote from: prettybon on 02:52 PM, 10 Jan 13
So sad were ppl not thhere when he was climpin up there?may his soul R.I.P

You talk well but na who want to hold someone who is high on drug? Or will want to die with him? My sister him don chop belleful come dey look for how to punch him belle. O jeun yo tan o wa bekun-bekun kiri. R.I.P
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Rihannaaa at 04:01 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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That other girl that was high on marihuana, who also climbed the pylon was lucky  Sad

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Rihannaaa at 04:02 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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Quote from: beneno on 03:43 PM, 10 Jan 13
una no dey fit write correctly again all in the name of i wan be the first person to comment.dem dey give mendal to the first person to comment?
free the guy Na  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy

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osarobo62 at 04:12 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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what a way to go! 
better than taking a gun and killing other innocent people before committing suicide.
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slimderek at 04:17 PM, 10 Jan 13 (4 years ago)
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Foolishness at its peak

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