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Crane operator electrocuted in Vermont

Crane operator electrocuted in Vermont

April 19, 2017 05:06 AM

SEARSBURG, Vt. (AP) - Police say a 59-year-old man operating a crane at a construction site in Searsburg, Vermont, was electrocuted after the crane struck a high tension power line.

David Sprague, of Windham, Maine, was pronounced dead following the 11 a.m. Tuesday accident. An autopsy is planned.

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Police say crews from Green Mountain Power were called to the scene to make the area safe.

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