BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty Louisiana firefighter has been electrocuted while riding a horse.
Bossier City's fire chief says George William Chambers IV came in contact with a low-hanging power line while riding Sunday morning in a field in that northwest Louisiana city.
The statement released by Chief Brad Zagone also says the horse was electrocuted.
Chambers, a fire truck driver, was a 20-year veteran of the city's fire department.