ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A teenager has died after he was electrocuted by a power line at his friend’s home in Anderson County.
First responders were called to Samuel Camp Road around 7:00 p.m. on October 20 for a report that a teenager had been electrocuted.
The teen was playing outside of a friend’s home with a metal pole when he struck the power line that provided power to the home, according to the Anderson County Coroner’s Office.
The victim, identified as 13-year-old Brayden Williford, was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
The coroner says the death has been ruled accidental.