Man fatally electrocuted after dump truck hits power lines.


Hinds County Sheriff’s officials say a 25-year-old Byram man has been fatally electrocuted.

It happened Thursday on Ford Road in Terry.

Authorities say a dump truck loaded with asphalt hit a power line. According to Major Pete Luke, it caused the truck to be electrically charged.

A paving company was working on a private driveway when the accident happened.

Major Luke says co-workers attempted CPR on the victim, but he did not respond. The man has not been identified. 

Once we get more information, we will let you know.  

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