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Man killed in Cass Co. workplace accident

Posted at 3:26 PM, May 23, 2019

PENN TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 19-year-old Marcellus man is dead after a workplace accident Thursday morning.

The Cass County Sheriff says that Rocky Stoner, 19, was moving a metal roof truss with another employee when the truss touched a nearby power line. Stoner was electrocuted and was pronounced dead at an area hospital. The other employee was using a forklift to move the truss and was not injured.

The accident remains under investigation.