PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A Texas teenager was killed when the cellphone she was charging fell into a bathtub and she was electrocuted.
KCBD reports that 14-year-old Madison Coe was in the tub at her father’s home in New Mexico when the accident happened.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Weather: Some Northwestern Pa. Neighborhoods See Snow On Mother's Day
Relatives say the phone was plugged in and it appears Madison grabbed it as it was being charged.
“There was a burn mark on her hand, the hand that would have grabbed the phone. And that was just very obvious that that’s what had happened,” the girl’s grandmother, Donna O’Guinn told KCBD.READ MORE: Jason Gagorik Steps In As New Chief Of Whitehall Borough Police Department
The girl had just graduated from the eighth grade.
Her family says she wants something good to come out of Madison’s death, so they’re warning others.MORE NEWS: Man Convicted Of Attempted Kidnapping Of Police Officers In Alleged Ambush Plot
“We need to be aware. We need to teach our children that electricity and water do not mix,” O’Guinn said.