- Associated Press - Thursday, May 12, 2016

COLBY, Kan. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was electrocuted by a high-voltage line in western Kansas.

The Thomas County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that the 19-year-old man died Saturday after climbing a utility pole. The Salina Journal (http://bit.ly/1X444wQ) reports that the man was dead before emergency workers arrived.

No other information was immediately released.

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Information from: The Salina (Kan.) Journal, http://www.salina.com

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