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Utilities Worker Electrocuted

02/11/09

Ocala, Florida A utilities worker was electrocuted while working on some power lines in the 4400 block of Northeast Jacksonville Road Tuesday night. A fire rescue spokesperson said the 30-year-old man was working from a bucket truck when he contacted the power lines. A sheriff’s official said the man was Read More

Worker Electrocuted in Vancouver Industrial Accident

12/23/08
Worker Electrocuted in Vancouver Industrial Accident

Canada  A worker suffered serious burns Tuesday afternoon after the boom on the back of a flatbed truck touched a high-voltage power line in downtown Vancouver. The man was delivering drywall to a construction site in an alley south of Alberni Street, between Burrard and Bute Streets. The truck’s boom Read More

Man Electrocuted in Geddes

12/18/08

New York A Village of Solvay Electric Department worker dies after being electrocuted in the Town of Geddes. Marc Mallaro, an electrician for the Town of Solvay Electric Department, was electrocuted with over 13,000 volts of electricity. Mallaro was working alone in a bucket atop a utility truck, when he Read More

Man Operating Crane Electrocuted

10/28/08

Tiverton, Rhode Island A man was killed by an electric shock Tuesday at a property in Tiverton. Police said the 54-year-old man was operating a crane at 1600 Eagleville Road when it came in contact with an electrical wire. The crane became energized, shocking the man. He was pronounced dead Read More

Worker Killed in Louisville Power Line Accident

10/14/08

Louisville, Kentucky Louisville police say a worker has died after apparently coming in contact with a live power line. Officer Phil Russell says emergency crews were called to the Citgo Petroleum plant just before 3 p.m. EDT Tuesday. Russell says the man died at the scene. Russell told The Courier-Journal Read More

Man Electrocuted

10/6/08

Canada  A 58-year-old Moose Jaw man died on Friday after he was electrocuted on private property near Edenwold. The man was on a crane moving sheet metal when the crane touched a power line, said RCMP Sgt. Carol Raymond. “There were three people working at the time when the crane Read More

Man Critical from Power Line Shock

10/3/08

Bluffton, Indiana A man is hospitalized in critical condition, after being electrocuted in a utility bucket truck. It happened Thursday afternoon on Dustman Road in Bluffton. Newschannel 15 talked to Bluffton Mayor Ted Ellis Thursday night.  He says lineman Hank Esmond was performing maintenance when he was severely shocked. Esmond was flown Read More

Coopersville Man Electrocuted

09/23/08

Wright Township, Michigan A Coopersville man was electrocuted Tuesday morning after the boom on his construction truck came in contact with some power lines, authorities said. According to Lt. Mike Brookhouse of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department, Scott David Maxwell, 44, was attempting to pull the truck used to carry Read More

Man Killed by Power Line

08/19/08

Webbers Falls, Oklahoma A 26-year-old construction worker from Pawhuska was killed when he came in contact with a live power line just before 6 p.m. Monday near Webbers Falls, said Muskogee County Sheriff Charles Pearson. The accident occurred near U.S. 64 and the Muskogee Turnpike exit, said Webbers Falls Police Read More

Workman Electrocuted in Jasper

08/17/08

Jasper, Alabama More information lost due to broken links.

Worker Setting Up Modular Home Electrocuted

07/23/08

Sanford, North Carolina A Rockingham man was electrocuted Tuesday while erecting a modular home in Lee County, authorities said. Andera Reddick, 55, was on the ground pulling cable down from a crane at the house site when the cable hit an overhead power line, authorities said. He was pronounced dead Read More

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