(Itasca County, MN) — One employee of Minnesota Power is dead after being electrocuted near Bovey on Tuesday. The Itasca County Sheriff’s office says 37-year-old James Gibeau was working to replace a line at the substation at 21441 County Road 434 when he was shocked. Reports say Gibeau was holding a metal ring while working, and the line still carried static electricity even though it had been shut off. The man later died at the Hennepin County Medical Center. Minnesota Power said they are saddened and working to investigate the incident alongside OSHA.
Minnesota Power Worker Dead In Accident Near Bovey
By Ashley Hanley|2021-03-25T06:15:22-05:00March 25th, 2021|