Man Electrocuted, Dies in Workplace Accident

By KBJR News 1

October 6, 2012 Updated Oct 6, 2012 at 9:48 PM CST

(Northland’s NewsCenter) ---An Aitkin man died after being electrocuted in a workplace construction accident in Carlton County

The man has been identified as 30-year-old Richard Roy Washburn of Hill City.

The Carlton County Sheriff's Office says the fatality happened at Center Road and East Mud Lake road on Thursday around 1:30 p.m.

Washburn was employed at Ulland Brothers.

OSHA continues to investigate the accident.

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