Mississippi man who was electrocuted is identified

Authorities say a Mississippi man who was electrocuted has been identified.

Posted: May 11, 2018 10:00 AM

TERRY, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a Mississippi man who was electrocuted has been identified.

WLBT-TV reported Thursday that Hinds County Sheriff's officials identified 25-year-old Christopher Bias as the man who was electrocuted.

Major Pete Luke says a dump truck loaded with asphalt touched an overhead power line, causing the truck to be electrically charged.

News outlets report a paving company was working on a private driveway when the incident occurred. Authorities say co-workers attempted CPR on the victim, but he did not respond.

Luke says this appears to be a tragic accident.

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