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Landscaper in Holliston electrocuted on the job

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A landscaper died after being electrocuted in Holliston Tuesday morning when his cutting equipment came in contact with a power line while working in a hoist, police said. Authorities responded to the scene at 9:14 a.m., where police said emergency responders found the man “engulfed in flames.” The worker, a 26-year old Norfolk man, was taken by helicopter to Massachusetts General Hospital with serious burns and died of his injuries shortly after 4 p.m., police said. He was contracted by a private resident to clear brush at the corner of Appleyard Lane and Shaw Farm Road, where the accident occurred, police said. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the incident, police said.

Nicholas Jacques can be reached at nicholas.jacques@globe.com.
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