Czech girl gets high, climbs high voltage power lines

Holly Bensur Contributor
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Does getting high for four straight hours and thinking you’re on a “bridge” that is actually a 40-foot power line pylon sound like fun?

That is what locals found a 21-year-old girl from Zlin, Czech Republic, doing Friday, the Austrian Times reports.

She spent four hours smoking “super-strength skunk cannabis,” which caused her to hallucinate and climb the high-voltage pole, thinking it was a bridge that crossed the Morova River which runs through Central Europe.

Locals called police to save the girl. After two hours, and with the help of drug counselors, the police were able to convince her to descend from the pylon.

“It was a nightmare because she was very much under the influence of drugs and wasn’t making much sense,” police spokesman Jan Macalikova said. “She received treatment at the hospital for her drug consumption but was otherwise unhurt. She’s lucky she didn’t get a new high — high voltage.”

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