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Hialeah Worker Killed While Clearing Roof

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A man was electrocuted in Hialeah after a metal gutter he was clearing from a roof came in contact with a power line.  (source: CBS4)

A man was electrocuted in Hialeah after a metal gutter he was clearing from a roof came in contact with a power line. (source: CBS4)

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HIALEAH (CBSMiami) – A worker in Hialeah died Wednesday morning while removing debris from the roof of a building.

Hialeah Fire Captain Cesar Espinosa said the man had been contracted to clear the roof of a building in the 300 block of W 29th Street. While bringing down a metal gutter, Espinosa said the man accidentally hit a power line next to the building and was electrocuted.

The man’s body ended up at the base of a stairwell of the ladder which leads to the roof.

Police have not released the man’s name.

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