Utility worker dies in accident while trying to restore power, authorities say – Repost from WCAX
HALIFAX, Vt. (WCAX/Gray News) – Authorities in Vermont say a utility worker has died while working on downed power lines.
WCAX reports the incident happened on Reed Hill Road in Halifax.
According to Vermont State Police, 41-year-old Lucas Donahue was working to restore power after trees fell on electrical wires in the area.
Investigators said Donahue was seriously injured and died at the scene. He was a worker with Green Mountain Power.
Authorities said his death has been accidental and doesn’t appear suspicious.
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