A father and daughter were electrocuted by downed power lines at their home in Panorama City, CA on Monday. The LAPD arrived at the Tejada house on the 14700 block of Tupper Street at about 3:30 A.M. Sadly, both Ferdinand Tejada (53) and Janine Reyn Tejada (20) died at the scene. Unaware that live wires had come down during a rainstorm, Ferdinand had gone outside to investigate a loud noise and smoke in the backyard and came into contact with the current. Janine was also electrocuted while trying to help her father. Mrs. Tejada, their wife and mother, told NBCLA that she also felt a shock while trying to save them but was able to pull away in time to call 911. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power released a statement about the incident but has not yet released the cause of the downed power lines.
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