Seal of Dane County County of Dane
Dane County Sheriff's Office


March 07, 2010
Contact: Sgt. Tim Elve Phone: (608) 284-6155 FAX: (608) 284-6043
Sheriff's Office

Madison, WI – At 1:56 p.m., Dane County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with McFarland Fire and EMS, responded to a report of an electrocution at 4214 Oak Street in the Town of Dunn.

A 14-year-old male was holding on to a 15-foot snow rake, which touched against some overhead power lines. The first deputy on scene reported the teenager was not responsive and his sister had begun CPR. Arriving McFarland EMTs shocked him with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and continued CPR. Madison Fire Department Paramedics arrived and transported him to Med Flight, which flew him to a local hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

No further information is available.