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Idaho State Track Coach Electrocuted While Trying to Save Dog

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An assistant track coach at Idaho State University and two others died Thursday after being electrocuted while trying to save a dog in a southeast Idaho irrigation canal.

The coach, 31-year-old Jacquelyn Poulson, was found in a canal in Bingham County around 11 p.m., according to Local News 8 in Idaho Falls. Near her was her dog and two men who apparently tried to save Poulson - 41-year-old Michael Lance Hicks of Blackfoot and 49-year-old Preston Keith Tarpley.

Read the story from LocalNews 8.com

The water in the canal had reportedly become electrified by an irrigation pump that had shorted circuited.

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