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Police: Man Killed While Stealing Copper

Police in Rockcastle County say a 24-year-old man has died while trying to steal copper from a power line.

Kentucky State Police say James Wynn of Orlando in Rockcastle County was standing on a ladder Wednesday afternoon when he was
electrocuted and fell. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident involved a Jackson Energy power line. Police say charges are pending against a man who was with Wynn.


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