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Electrified clothesline kills pregnant woman, toddler in N. Ecija

/ 01:36 PM October 18, 2018

STO. DOMINGO, Nueva Ecija — A family of three, including a 2-year-old boy, were killed when a live wire accidentally touched a clothesline in sitio (subvillage) Dagat-dagatan, Barangay (village) Malaya on Wednesday.

The electrified clothesline jolted Rebecca Garcia, 57, her 2-year-old grandson Mark Anthony Rido, and her pregnant daughter Eloisa, 31, who was hanging freshly laundered clothes at their yard at the time.

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They were rushed to a district hospital but were declared dead on arrival. 

Surgeons tried but failed to save Eloisa’s unborn seven-month-old baby. 

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Grieving relatives made sure both mother and baby would share a casket. /kga

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