WACO, Texas -

Officials say a Central Texas plumber checking for natural gas leaks under a house has died after touching exposed electrical wiring.

Investigators say the accident happened Thursday night in Waco.

Authorities say 32-year-old Pedro Garcia was shocked as he and some co-workers from Cornerstone Plumbing Co. checked the residence.

Authorities say Garcia was pronounced dead at a Waco hospital. An autopsy has been ordered.