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42-year-old electrocuted
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A man was electrocuted on the job Thursday afternoon at Morrison Tank and Vault.The victim, Keith Edward Bell, 42, died at the scene of the 3 p.m. accident despite efforts by the ambulance service and first-responders to resuscitate him.According to Sheriff Jackie Matheny, witnesses said Bell leaned over a piece of machinery inside the plant and then fell over. It is believed he may have touched an exposed electrical wire.“One of the people who saw it happen ran over to check on him and was shocked when they touched him,” Matheny said of the current that passed through Bell and into the person who came to his aid. The other person was not seriously injured.