Soccer player falls victim to high tension line

An 18-year-old Quepos soccer player died Thursday after he followed a ball onto a construction site and stepped on a high-voltage line, said the Judicial Investigating Organization.

The youth was identified by the last name of Alvarez. He died about 8:50 p.m. in the Quepos clinic.

He was playing soccer with a brother in the public right-a-way of Los Reformadores de Quepos, said agents.

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