Man electrocuted on Highland Street in Richmond


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A man was killed while working on his house on Monday evening.

Just before 7 p.m. a 45-year-old man attempted to move an aluminum ladder that was leaned up against his house. He accidentally struck a power wire with the ladder, causing him to be electrocuted.

First responders took him to the hospital where he later died.

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