Duluth Roofer Electrocuted

Duluth, MN– A roofer working on a Duluth home died after he was electrocuted.

Duluth police say the incident happened around 10:30 Thursday morning, May 30. Their initial investigation shows that a roofer was climbing a ladder with a metal rain gutter on North 17th Avenue East. At some point the metal gutter came into contact with a power line, electrocuting him.

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A police spokesperson says the man was transported to a local hospital where they were pronounced dead.

His name has not been released until next of kin is notified.