Lucas city employee electrocuted

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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LUCAS, Kan A 65-year-old Lucas city worker died while installing a security light in the small northeastern Russell County town.

Lucas city clerk Kay Mettlen says the man and another city employee were doing electrical work Thursday morning when he died. The cause of the death is still being investigated.

The Salina Journal reports the other worker called for help but the man died at a Russell Hospital. His name has not been released.

The Kansas Department of Labor is helping with the investigation.

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