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BAMAPHIN 22
10-30-2005, 10:01 PM
A pastor performing a baptism was electrocuted inside his church Sunday morning after grabbing a microphone while partially submerged, a church employee said.

The Rev. Kyle Lake, 33, was standing in water up to his shoulder in a baptismal at University Baptist Church when he was electrocuted, said Jamie Dudley, a church business administrator and wife of another pastor there.

Doctors in the congregation performed chest compressions, she said. Lake was taken by ambulance to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, where nursing supervisor Pat Mahl said he was pronounced dead.

The woman Lake was baptizing was not injured, Dudley said.

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Slappy8800
10-30-2005, 10:08 PM
so he was in the water and grabbed an electric microphone.....yea.....bright

RWhitney014
10-30-2005, 11:24 PM
That should be nominated for the Darwin Awards...feel sorry for the guy and his family, but a little common sense would be nice.

NLude33
10-31-2005, 12:56 PM
Maybe it was a sign from above?

Pagan
10-31-2005, 01:06 PM
It's called thinning the herd...

UltraDol-Fan
10-31-2005, 01:18 PM
That was on the news here the other day, how traumatized would you be if you were being baptized and the Minister got electricuted.