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Man electrocuted while working on power lines in Cass Co.

Posted: 4:39 PM, May 31, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-31 16:39:00-04

HOWARD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — An Indiana man died Friday after he was accidentally electrocuted at a construction site in Cass County.

It happened around 11:35 a.m. near the intersection of Barron Lake Road and White Street in Howard Township, northeast of Niles.

Authorities say 53-year-old Steven Smith of Michigan City, Indiana, was working on overhead power lines when he was electrocuted.