Authorities ID Kansas man electrocuted by power line

RATT, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have identified a south-central Kansas man who was killed after coming into contact with a 7,200-volt power line.

The Pratt County sheriff’s office said Wednesday that 58-year-old Eric Notter, of Pratt, was electrocuted while using a bucket truck near the power line. He was pronounced dead Tuesday at Pratt Regional Medical Center.

It was the second job-related electrocution in Kansas two days. On Monday, a concrete company employee was killed was killed when a boom on a truck touched an overhead power line in Arkansas City.

 

 

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