Man dies of electrocution on Tin Bridge Road

Published 4:02 pm Thursday, January 11, 2024

A North Carolina man was electrocuted Thursday morning on Tin Bridge Road, according to a press release from the Troup County Sheriff’s Office.

The man, who was not identified in the press release, was working with an electrical utility company and was electrocuted when a metal utility pole made contact with electrical lines.

The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene and TCSO said it appears to be a tragic accident.

Deputies were dispatched to the 1700 block of Tin Bridge Road at 9:40 a.m., along with the Troup County Fire Department and Troup County AMR. Responding units arrived a short time later and found the adult male unresponsive and deceased.