Irvin Krise, Dean, 10 Oct 1938 Altoona Mirror
BOY OF 12 YEARS IS ELECTROCUTED Irvin Krise, aged 12, of Dean, Cambria county, met instant death [yesterday afternoon at 4.30 o'clock ! when, after climbing a pole sup- ; porting a high tension line of the I Pennsylvania Edison company, near Dean, he came in contact with a 4.500-volt wire. The Krise boy, in company with two of his brothers, Edwin and! a William, and also John and Dom-1 inic Funicella, also of Dean, were on a hike Sunday afternoon and were following the electric company Tight of way. The Krise boy and John Funicella had climbed up the pole to the cross arm, about twenty-live feet above ground. Here, losing his balance, the Krise boy, in clutching for support, accidentally came in contact with the high tension line, dropping; to the ground below. His companions, believing him but slightly hurt, carried him to a highway near at hand and obtaining obtaining a car which came along had him taken to the office of a physician physician in Ashville. The doctor pronounced pronounced the boy dead and Coroner Patrick McDermott of Cambria county, attributing; death to electrocution, electrocution, said that there would be no inquest. The dead boy was a student at :he Dean school and attended the Mary Magdalene Catholic church at Frugality. He was born Feb. 6, 1926, a son of Sherman and Catherine Catherine (Hipch) Krise. Surviving arc the parents and these brothers and sisters: Mildred of Cleveland. O., Mrs. Matilda Cavalet of Dca Agnes, Valley, Leonard, Edwin ,an William, all at home. The bod may be viewed at the home.