Female electrician electrocuted at South Seattle container site

A female electrical worker was electrocuted by power lines at a South Seattle container site this afternoon. The construction accident occurred around 2:00 pm in the 5800 block of East Marginal Way in an industrial area of Seattle.

The Seattle Fire Department arrived to find the worker dead but they could not immediately remove her body because the electrical lines were still charged.

Details regarding the woman’s age and name and the cause of the accident have not yet been released.

The State Department of Labor and Industries will investigate the accident but few details are known at this time.

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