Teenager electrocuted on Detroit's west side

Posted at 8:08 PM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 22:21:10-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — 7 Action News has learned that a teenager has been electrocuted on Detroit's west side, near Highland Park.

Family members have identified the teen as 15-year-old Manuel Pelayo Jr. They say he was at the facility with a family friend and they were trying to prevent break-ins when he came across a live wire.

The scene is in the 14000 block of Woodrow Wilson, near Oakman Blvd. and the Lodge Freeway.

7 Action News has a crew on the way to the scene.

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