59-year-old Loves Park man dies after making contact with electric lines

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — On Wednesday around 2:30 p.m., the Winnebago County Coroner’s Office was called for a reported death to the 500 block of North Vale Avenue in Rockford. Investigators were directed to a nearby bucket lift.

Officials say that a 59-year-old man made contact with electrical power lines and was electrocuted. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The coroner’s office says the man was a resident of Loves Park but did not release his identity.

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