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Pole kills man at workplace

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ORLEANS, IN (WAVE) – A workplace accident turned deadly in Orange County, Indiana.

The General Manager of Orange County Rural Electric Membership Cooperative Dan Arnold, a group of employees were loading a pole getting ready to go to a job site just before 8 a.m. Tuesday.

In what Arnold referred to as a tragic accident, the pole came loose from the lift and struck and killed employee Brent Minton.

Minton worked for REMC for 12 years and was a journeyman lineman, the highest classification for lineman.  

Milton leaves behind a wife and two small children.

Both Indiana OSHA and Federal OSHA are investigating the incident.

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