CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (WHDH) - Police in Cambridge say a worker died of their injuries Tuesday morning after an incident involving an electrocution.
The Cambridge Police Department said its officers found the worker as they arrived at Bent Street while responding to the AT&T building for a “call involving an electrocution” around 8:50 a.m.
“CPR was performed and the patient was transported to a hospital and did not survive their injuries,” a department spokesperson stated in a news release.
In an update provided by the police department and Middlesex District Attorney’s office, the victim was described as a 44-year-old Sturbridge man who had been a subcontractor at an AT&T facility, and was working on an emergency lighting conduit when the incident occurred.
“We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of this contractor’s employee, and our thoughts are with this person’s family, friends and colleagues. We’re working closely with investigators and the contractor to determine what happened here,” AT&T said in a statement sent to 7NEWS.
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