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Danbury Electrical Contractor Dies From Injuries At Wilton Worksite

Wilton CERT help at the scene of Thursday's accident, where the road was closed for hours after a worker was electrocuted.
Wilton CERT help at the scene of Thursday's accident, where the road was closed for hours after a worker was electrocuted. Photo Credit: Wilton CERT via Facebook

WILTON, Conn. -- An electrical contractor from Danbury died Friday morning from injuries suffered at a worksite in Wilton where he was replacing utility poles for Eversource, according to the News-Times.

Marco Silva, 44, was taken to Norwalk Hospital on Thursday after his equipment apparently touched a power line near 31 Rivergate Drive in Wilton. Silva was a private contractor working for KTI Utility Construction of Wilton to replace utility poles for Eversource, according to the News-Times.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death, and OSHA has begun an investigation, the News-Times said.

Click here to read the story at the News-Times website.

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