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29-Year-Old Nebraska Worker Electrocuted While on Utility Pole

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

A 29-year-old man has died while working on a utility pole at a feedlot in northeast Nebraska.

The Dixon County Sheriff's Office says Derrick Roth, of South
Sioux City, was pronounced dead at Dixon County Feed Yard in Allen
on Tuesday.

The office says Roth was accidentally electrocuted. He worked
for a contractor hired for a construction project at the feedlot.

Deputies say Roth's death was accidental and that the
investigation is closed.

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