Welder cheats death             

BACARRA, Ilocos Norte, Dec. 17– True to his name, this guy is very lucky as he survived electrocution.

Suerte Bernabe y Deus, 32, single and welder of Brgy. 17 Samac, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte had a brush with death yesterday in Brgy. Cabulaan, this town. His name Suerte means lucky in the dialect.

Police said Suerte was welding steel trusses of a cover court in Cabulaan when he accidentally touched an electric primary line.

He collapsed due to body injury and superficial burn. He is now recuperating at the provincial hospital in Laoag City.(tsg)