Elkhart police: Contractor electrocuted while working on power lines

Investigators are trying to figure out what led to the death of a 21-year-old man in Elkhart.

Police and fire crews were called to the 900 block of Hester Street this morning.

Right now they say it appears the man was a contractor working on power lines in the area.

They think he made contact with a power line, causing his death.

An autopsy is tentatively scheduled Saturday.

Police have not released the man's name.

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