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One Man Killed, One Injured in Electrical Accident in CT

MILFORD, CONNECTICUT – One man is dead and a second injured after the relatives received a shock while power-washing a home with an aluminum ladder.

Victor Larranaga-Marquez, 33, of Bridgeport was pronounced dead after the accident on Point Beach Drive Tuesday evening, police said.

His uncle, Gerardo Marquez-Hernandez, 45, also of Bridgeport, sustained serious injuries, police said. He was transported to the Bridgeport Hospital burn unit, where he was listed in fair condition Wednesday afternoon, said hospital spokesman John Cappiello.

The accident happened when the ladder hit an overhead power line, police said.

Representatives of The United Illuminating Company and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are assisting with the investigation.

Story Via Hartford Courant

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