ANDERSON, S.C. (WSPA) – A teenager has died after he was electrocuted by a power line at his friend’s home in Anderson County.
The coroner identified the victim as Brayden Williford, 13, of Anderson.
Williford and several others were playing Sunday evening outside a friend’s home on Samuel Camp Road when Williford apparently struck a power line with a metal pole, according to the Anderson County Coroner’s Office.
Deputies and emergency responders performed CPR on the boy at the scene.
Williford was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead later Sunday night.
The coroner said Williford suffered cardiac arrest as a result of contact with the power line. His death has been ruled an accident due to electrocution.