A 20 year old man was instantly killed when he made contact with an energized metal bus shelter on Market Street in San Diego.
A 9-year-old girl was electrocuted in Sacremento by a faulty light pole.
A man was shocked by a streetsign in Newport Beach. The sign had been electrified by an underground utility fault.
Dog electrocuted by exposed wires inside park utility box
At this time there is not an adequate utility, legislative, or regulatory initiative to address the problem of contact voltage in California leaving pedestrians and pets vulnerable to shock or electrocution.
Please click on the map below to learn about contact voltage in your State.