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Utility worker electrocuted

A 39-year old employee of a private utility company was electrocuted upon contacting a power line in Iowa County. 

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) along with the Sheriff's Department and Coroner's Office are investigating the electrocution.

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This was my brother...I am sugesting that you get your facts before you make posts!!!! EJ was the safest foreman, any of his crew will tell you that!! He had the utmost respect for electricity!! We learned alot as my dad was also a electrical lineman. My brother was working on a dead line...this never should have happened!!! He was not just a man, he was a FATHER, SON, BROTHER, UNCLE, COACH, TEACHER and so very much more!!! I am sugesting you have your facts straight before you make your posts.