Man suffers electric shock after incident at Wellard train station

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A man is fighting for life after jumping onto the roof of a train at Wellard station on Sunday night.

It is believed the man hit an overhead powerline which was charged with 25,000 volts, causing an electric shock.

Department of Fire and Emergency Service officers spent nearly an hour rescuing the man, who was then rushed to Fiona Stanley Hospital. 

He is in a critical condition.

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