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Minnesota man dies after boom lift touches power line

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May 18, 2012 at 7:08 am

BEMIDJI, MN (AP) - A Bemidji man is dead after the boom lift he was operating touched a power line.
 
Police Chief Mike Mastin says police, firefighters and ambulance workers were called at 11 a.m. Thursday to Acme Tools in Bemidji (behm-IHD'-jee) for a medical emergency.
 
The 49-year-old man was taken to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
 
The man's name was not immediately released.
 
The Bemidji Pioneer newspaper reports police are investigating.

 

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