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Utility Worker Dies Fixing Live Pole

Last updated on Tuesday, February 26, 2008

(PLYMOUTH) - A Plymouth man has died from injuries he received while working as a lineman for Northern Indiana Public Service Company.

48-year-old Jeffrey Cox was helping a crew repair equipment on a utility pole that had been damaged in a car accident, when his shoulder contacted a piece of electrical equipment that was carrying more than 7,000 volts of electricity.

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