Idaho worker electrocuted at Ore. substation

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Associated Press

Posted on July 31, 2013 at 8:02 AM

Updated Wednesday, Jul 31 at 8:02 AM

GOLD BEACH, Ore. (AP) — An Idaho man has been electrocuted working at a Bonneville Power Administration substation north of Gold Beach.

Curry County Sheriff John Bishop says 35-year-old Benjamin E. Cool of Lewiston was in bucket lift Tuesday morning working on a transfer box.

KVAL-TV reports (http://bit.ly/18Q5HYE) he died at the hospital in Curry County.

Bishop says Cool was working for Wilson Construction of Canby. Bonneville and safety regulators are investigating the death.

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Information from: KVAL-TV, http://www.kval.com/

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