Man electrocuted in Houghton Co.

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the accidental death of a 38–year–old man from Calumet.

Police say a group of people were volunteering to make repairs to a home in Brooklyn Location in Adams Township around 11:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.

The man was in the process of setting up scaffolding when he was electrocuted by a power line and killed.

Adams Township First Responders and Mercy Ambulance tried to revive the man, but were unsuccessful.