it Was a moment of playfulness or bravado? Or just something young people simply do: climb, play and experiment? No one knows what the young musical star Arne Decock Saturday night exactly inspired, when he is suddenly in a power pole next to the railway crept. Around 3 o'clock during the night he was together with a friend, left in a birthday party of a friend. The two cycled along the cycle path beside the railway line Puurs-Boom-Antwerp home again, in Aartselaar. To Arne suddenly his bike jumped and the water in ran. Five metres through the grass, up to the sporenbundel.
His girlfriend stayed on the bike path and saw Arne in a utility pole and climbed up. All the way to the top. There he made with a stick or other object in contact with the overhead lines. A direction where the 3,000 volt to voltage. The teenager was electrocuted and fallen down. His girlfriend saw everything happen.
A couple next to the railroad lives, could the accident Saturday night to hear in the bedroom. “We heard suddenly a loud bang, followed by a blue flash,” says Walter Verheyen. “Immediately followed by a scream and the screeching of a woman. A moment later, the emergency services flock arrived. When I was going out to look, I saw how agents of the railway line to the search.”
What Arne Saturday night possessed, is not clear. According to the prosecution, there are certainly no indications of suicide or malicious intent. Possible it went to what stoerdoenerij, that the teenager with his life cheated.Many young fans
Spoorwegbeheerder Infrabel regrets what happened, but the accident also used to call for the respect of the security. “Spoorwegterreinen are forbidden, and bovenleidingspalen certainly are,” says spokesman Frédéric Petit. “The poles even more secure is impossible. Our country has good 6.500 km of mainline railway, of which about 90 per cent electrified. We can impossible everywhere fences around.”
Arne Decock was a young, talented musical star. Three years ago he played as a 15-year-old starring in ‘Kadanza T2gether’, a Ketnetmusical produced by Studio 100. In addition, he also had rolls in movies like ‘The Club of Sinterklaas and the Talking Horse’ in which he explains the role of Sin played, and saint Nicholas and the Golden Horseshoe " in which he Finn played. Arne was extremely popular with the Ketnetkijkers. His Instagram account has nearly 13,000 followers. Yesterday reacted with both friends and fans there shocked at the news of his death.
the musicalwereld is in mourning after his death. Koen Crucke was three years ago in the jury that the cast for the Ketnetmusical had to put together. “I remember the audition of Arne yet,” says Crucke. “You saw right away that he is a great talent and far would kick. That is later also revealed. But he still had so much more can be achieved. I find it terrible that he no longer can experience and that he by as’n ‘stoem accident’, not more.”Heavy losses
In the musical, played Arne to the side of Tatyana Beloy. She was yesterday greatly affected by the news of his death. “This is a heavy loss,” she says. “Arne was a very sweet boy. He also had an incredible amount of talent. I am greatly wronged.”
When Ketnet was yesterday also reports responded to. The transmitter was in december still confronted with the death of the 26-year-old Désirée Viola, known as Rose in the Studio 100 series ‘Prinsessia’. They stepped out of the life. Now Ketnet also say goodbye to the protagonist in their musical ‘Kadanza’. “We are very distraught by the tragic news of the death of Arne Decock,” says network manager Maarten Janssen. “It is particularly sad for such a promising young person to lose.”