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Troopers Say Man Electrocuted Trying To Restore Power To His Home

Reported by: Send eMail Mamie Buoy
Reported: Jun. 14, 2014 12:49 PM EDT
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Belo , Mingo County , West Virginia

A Mingo County man is dead after troopers he was electrocuted trying to restore power to his home.

West Virginia State Police say 60-year-old Thomas Elmer Smith was trying to restore power to his home in Belo, near Delbarton, Thursday afternoon when he was electrocuted.

Smith was pronounced dead by the medical examiner.



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