Brent's body was discovered four days later. His two faithful Labrador retrievers were still waiting near his truck.
Power poles are private property, and climbing them is considered trespassing.
It was an error that cost him his life.
(29 September 2001, Pennsylvania) In a similar mishap, another bow hunter set up a hunting blind on a utility pole in the trees. When he climbed onto the perch, he touched two electrified wires and was knocked to the ground by the power surge. The lucky hunter survived.
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