BALTIMORE, MD (WJZ) — One person was killed after coming into contact with power lines Thursday morning.
The Anne Arundel County Fire Department confirms the incident happened just before 11:30 a.m., in the 1100 block of Sunrise Beach Rd.
Fire officials say someone working in a bucket truck came in contact with power lines, resulting in their death.
It is believed the person killed was in the bucket at the time of the accident.
A utility worker was electrocuted while working Thursday morning in Crownsville, county fire department officials said.
Capt. Russ Davies, department spokesman, said firefighters received a call for an injured cable company contract worker in the 1100 block of Sunrise Beach Road at 11:25 a.m. Thursday.
They found a man dead on the scene when they arrived, Davies said.
Investigators determined he had been electrocuted by power lines while he was working in a bucket truck, he said.
Davies did not identify the man or his employer. The Maryland Occupational Safety and Health is investigating the incident