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Nine-Year-Old Electrocuted by Downed Power Line


November 1, 2013


The nine-year-old boy electrocuted at 9:30 p.m. Thursday by a live downed power line in the 500 block of Charles E. Davis Boulevard is identified as Christopher Ellison. Christopher was in the immediate area with a friend. It has not been determined exactly how he contacted the wire, which was knocked down by a large tree limb during high winds.

Christopher was rushed to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.