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Construction Worker Fatally Electrocuted, Two Others Hurt in New Jersey

Authorities say two workers were accidentally electrocuted at a townhouse construction site in central New Jersey, leaving one dead and the other critically injured. A third worker suffered burns in the accident, which occurred around 8 a.m. Friday in Woodbridge. …

Family of Girl Electrocuted at MGM Resort in Maryland Plans to Sue

The family of a then-6-year-old girl who was electrocuted at the MGM National Harbor resort just outside Washington plans to sue. News outlets obtained a copy of a forthcoming lawsuit from the family of Zynae Green, who turned 7 Sunday …

Lift Touches Power Line, Kills Worker at Pennsylvania Industrial Park

Authorities say a lift touched a power line in an industrial park in northeastern Pennsylvania, killing a construction worker. The Luzerne County coroner’s office says 43-year-old Jason Evans of Clarks Summit died from an apparent electrocution. Evans was pronounced dead …

Massachusetts Worker Dies After Being Electrocuted by Live Wires

Authorities in Massachusetts say a contractor painting windows at a fire station has died after he was electrocuted by live wires. Salem Police Capt. Fred Ryan says the man was using a lift bucket on Tuesday when he became entangled …