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Madeline Kelly, a California woman and her dog died in a freak accident Wednesday when they stepped on a downed power line while out for an early morning walk.The woman, identified by family as Madeline Kelly, and the puppy were electrocuted around 5 a.m. in Mendota, a city 30 miles west of Fresno.”It appears the pole and wires recently fell to the ground and she did not see them due to the darkness and walked onto the live wires, killing her and the dog,” the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office said.Kelly’s boyfriend was the first to find her and her dog, her family told KMPH.Authorities believe the lines fell from a vegetation fire that broke out in the area two days earlier.
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The flames “burned” the power pole, weakening it and allowing the still-living wires to fall to the ground, according to police.PG&E, the utility company that operates the lines, responded to the tragic incident on Wednesday. However, the utility was not alerted to the fire because the vegetation fire did not appear to have affected power lines at the time, a spokesperson told KMPH.“We are working with first responders to investigate the circumstances of the tragic accident in Mendota this week. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who have been affected,” they said in a statement.Kelly’s family is calling the incident “sudden and terribly shocking.” Her mother, Melissa Rust, is uneasy about the freak accident and said she has more questions than answers surrounding the tragedy.“It was a wrongful death, in my opinion. It was a wrong way to die. He had a lot of life ahead of him. The fact that someone was negligent and caused her death, you know, it breaks my heart,” Rust said.