SHOCKED TO DEATH: Four-Year-Old Girl Zapped By Fallen Power Line

A four-year-old girl was zapped to death in a freak accident when an overhead power cable fell on her while she was playing.

Tragic Livia Maria Xavier de Silva had been playing outside her grandparents’ house in Campina Grande, Paraiba state, Brazil, on 5th July.

According to reports, the young victim was playing on the street outside her grandparent’s house when she was killed by the fallen power cable.

Livia Maria Xavier da Silva (4) who died suffering electric shock on 5th of July 2022 in Sao Jose da Mata in Campina Grande, Brazil, after internet provider antenna fell on a high voltage wire and fell on her body. (Newsflash)

The antenna of a telecommunications company reportedly collapsed onto the high-voltage power line that was then sent tumbling to where the girl was playing.

In a heartbreaking account of the incident, the victim’s grandfather spoke of how she moved her arm and opened her eyes to look at loved ones before she died.

The granddad, named Antonio Xavier, told local media: “When we arrived at the scene, she was lying on the ground with the cable under her arm.

Livia Maria Xavier da Silva (4) who died suffering electric shock on 5th of July 2022 in Sao Jose da Mata in Campina Grande, Brazil, after internet provider antenna fell on a high voltage wire and fell on her body. (Newsflash)

“My grandson, who was completely distraught, took a wooden stake and threw it on the cable.

“When he threw it, the cable came loose from her arm.”

He added: “She outstretched her arm and even opened her eyes, and we just hugged her.”

The place where internet provider antenna fell on a high voltage wire and fell on the body of Livia Maria Xavier da Silva (4), on 5th of July 2022 in Sao Jose da Mata in Campina Grande, Brazil. (Newsflash)

The emergency services arrived on the scene and the girl was taken to the Luiz Gonzaga Fernandes Emergency and Trauma Hospital in Campina Grande, but died on the way.

A police investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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