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A VENICE WOMAN WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED AFTER SHE WAS ELECTROCUTED AT HER HOME OVER THE WEEKEND.  SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES WERE CALLED TO THE 300 BLOCK OF SEA GRAPE ROAD JUST AFTER 11:30 SATURDAY NIGHT WHERE THEY FOUND 22 YEAR OLD RACHEL HINKLE UNCONSCIOUS.  WITNESSES TOLD AUTHORITIES SHE WAS TRYING TO ERECT A STRUCTURE WHEN SHE MADE CONTACT WITH THE POWER LINES ABOVE HER.  EMS PERFORMED CPR TO RESUSCITATE HER, AND SHE WAS TAKEN TO VENICE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER IN SERIOUS CONDITION.  POWER WAS TURNED OFF TO THE AREA WHILE EMERGENCY CREWS WERE ON SCENE, AND POWER WAS STILL OUT SUNDAY TO 18 HOMES AS CREWS REPAIRED THE LINE.  DEPUTIES ARE STILL LOOKING FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WHAT HAPPENED, AND THEY ASK IF YOU HAVE ANY TO CONTACT CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS AT 861-4900.