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Names released of linemen killed and injured in Letcher County accident

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Published: Mar. 2, 2021 at 10:29 PM EST
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LETCHER COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Troopers with Kentucky State Police released the names of the two linemen involved in Tuesday’s accident in Letcher County.

Troopers say 23-year-old Jordan Fields of Whitesburg, and 28-year-old Aaron Miles of Isom were working near a power line on Buttery Drive in Whitesburg when they were electrocuted.

Fields was pronounced dead at the scene by the Letcher County Coroner’s Office, while Miles was flown to a Huntington hospital to be treated for serious injuries.

Both men worked for TVS Cable.

The accident remains under investigation.

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