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Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Power line accident kills area worker

Friday, July 31, 2009

Voltage traveled from truck bucket to vehicle's controls

CARUTHERSVILLE - A construction worker was killed early Thursday when his bucket truck hit a 19,000-volt power line.

Roger Forrester, 21, of Caruthersville died after an accident at Pylates Machine Shop on Third Street in Caruthersville.

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