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BigRapidsDailyNews : Breaking News

State investigating death of GLE lineman

State investigators are looking into the death of an electric lineman who died Wednesday near Baldwin.


Great Lakes Energy says 38-year old Jesse Ricord died while on the job Wednesday afternoon.


There were many power outages in the area at the time, but no information about the death has been released.


Along with the state investigation, Great Lakes Energy is also conducting an investigation.


Ricord had worked for the company for 16 years. He was married with six kids.


There have been at least 27 other workplace deaths in Michigan this year.

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