Construction worker electrocuted in Kensington

June 23, 2008 2:14:18 PM PDT
A construction worker was electrocuted while working on a home this afternoon. The tragic accident happened just before 2:15, on the 2300 block of East Huntingdon Street in the city's Kensington section.

Investigators say the 24-year-old worker was pulling down a ladder when it struck a power line.

He was rushed to Episcopal Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.