Bemidji man dies after boom lift touches power line
BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — A Bemidji man is dead after the boom lift he was operating touched a power line.
Police Chief Mike Mastin says police, firefighters and ambulance workers were called at 11 a.m. Thursday to Acme Tools in Bemidji for a medical emergency.
The 49-year-old man was taken to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
The man's name was not immediately released.
The Bemidji Pioneer (http://bit.ly/JmMJGl) reports police are investigating.
Information from: Pioneer, http://www.bemidjipioneer.com
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