Tragedy Strikes Mayor's Office Employee: A 37- year old man dies this morning after being electrocuted by a power line.
Police say Jeffrey Nakatsukasa Maratita was operating a mayor's boom truck behind Santa Soledad church in Kagman.
He was working to relocate the mayor's picnic tables to another site and was assisted by two other men.
According to the police report, while Maratita was operating the truck, the boom came into contact with a CUC primary power line.
Maratita was electrocuted and the boom truck caught on fire.
The two men were able to pull Maratita away from the truck after he fell to the ground.
Paramedics arrived on the scene around 10:30 a.m. and took him to CHC.
According to CHC, Maratita died from being electrocuted.