Michael Dieleman, 37, was working with his father’s company, T.F.C. Construction, when a large concrete float with a long extension pole made contact with a power line and a metal ground stake, according to Fox 17.
Dieleman was electrocuted and pronounced dead after being transported to a local hospital.
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, electrocutions, part of the “Fatal Four,” were the second most common cause of death (74 deaths or 8.2% of all fatalities) among construction workers in the private industry in 2014.
There were 899 construction worker fatalities in 2014. The complete “Fatal Four” includes: