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Metro-East Man Electrocuted From Downed Power Line

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Metro-East Man Electrocuted From Downed Power Line

Belleville, IL  (KTRS)   A metro-east man is dead as a result of the powerful storms that moved through the area Wednesday afternoon. Authorities say the man came into contact with a live power line while removing tree limbs at his Belleville home on South 18th Street.  The victim’s name hasn’t been released. Anyone who spots […]

Metro-East Man Electrocuted From Downed Power Line

Belleville, IL  (KTRS)   A metro-east man is dead as a result of the powerful storms that moved through the area Wednesday afternoon.

Authorities say the man came into contact with a live power line while removing tree limbs at his Belleville home on South 18th Street.  The victim’s name hasn’t been released.

Anyone who spots a downed power line should contact Ameren immediatedly.

The number for Ameren Illinois is 1-800-755-5000. The number for Ameren Missouri is 1-800-552-7583.

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