Denver, CO Electricity Accident, Sept 1897

DEADLY LIVE WIRE

Denver, Sept 16.---August Plym, a saloon-keeper, was instantly killed at noon today, when in inadvertently seized a badly insulated live electric wire on the roof of the Windsor livery stable, at 18th and Blake streets. He leaves a wife and two young children. He was assisting his wife to hang a clothes line, and grabbed the wire to keep him from falling.

Aspen Weekly Times, Aspen, CO 18 Sept 1897