Man electrocuted while working on power lines in Cass Co.

Posted at 4:39 PM, May 31, 2019

HOWARD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — An Indiana man died Friday after he was accidentally electrocuted at a construction site in Cass County.

It happened around 11:35 a.m. near the intersection of Barron Lake Road and White Street in Howard Township, northeast of Niles.

Authorities say 53-year-old Steven Smith of Michigan City, Indiana, was working on overhead power lines when he was electrocuted.