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Municipal worker electrocuted in southwestern Oklahoma

 

September 27, 2018



MANGUM, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in southwestern Oklahoma say a municipal worker in Mangum has been electrocuted after coming in contact with a high-voltage power line.

Mangum City Manager Dave Andren said Wednesday that 28-year-old Charlie McLaughlin died while loading a roll-off dumpster onto a hauler. Andren says the accident occurred when chain-link debris in the dumpster became entangled in a high voltage power line. He says McLaughlin was electrocuted when he came in contact with his truck and died instantly.

McLaughlin started working for Mangum's streets department in June. Andren...



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