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Man Operating Crane Electrocuted


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


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


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


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


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


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


Jasper, Alabama More information lost due to broken links.

Worker Setting Up Modular Home Electrocuted


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

Man Electrocuted in Palermo Tree Trimming Accident


Palermo, California  A man working for Redding-based Utility Tree Service, a company under contract to PG&E, was killed about 11:20 a.m. Wednesday when he came into contact with live power lines. The unidentified man was reportedly involved in a routine tree trimming operation near the corner of Irwin and Bohemia Read More

Twenty-Eight Year Old Elecrocuted


Buyck, Minnesota A 28 year old Buyck man is dead after being electrocuted. Duane Jensen was working with a construction crew Thursday morning loading tree removal debris on to a truck when the truck’s boom contacted an over head power line. Jensen’s coworker and the bike fire department’s first responders Read More

Man Shocked by Power Line in St. Paul


St. Paul, Minnesota More information lost due to broken links.

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