Electrical worker from Alabama dies at Tennessee job site

Authorities say an electrical worker from Alabama has died in Tennessee.

Posted: Aug 31, 2018 9:53 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say an electrical worker from Alabama has died in Tennessee.

The police department in Nashville said in a news release that 27-year-old Greg Turner accidentally made contact with a live wire while working on an electrical pole Thursday.

Turner, of Anniston, Alabama, was taken to a Nashville hospital, where he died.

Police said Turner was working for Davis H. Elliot Inc., an electrical construction and maintenance contractor based in Lexington, Kentucky. The death has been classified as accidental.

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