Dennis Mann: Electrocution death marks Denver's eleventh in past 21 years
Last week, authorities found Dennis Mann, 41, dead at the scene of an accident at 640 West Tennessee Avenue involving complications of high voltage electrocution. Mann's death was Denver's eleventh electrocution in the past 21 years. He was working around a power line while cleaning out a concrete construction truck and its associated piping when the truck came into contact with a high-voltage wire.
Michelle Weiss-Samaras of the Denver Medical Examiner's office provided these statistics on electrocution deaths since 1991 in Denver:
1991: Two live wires
High-voltage electrocution. A man was manipulating two live wires while showing off for a friend when was electrocuted.
1993: Tree saw
High-voltage electrocution. A man was trimming a tree and hit a power line with the saw.
High-voltage electrocution. A man who was planning to paint his house put the ladder up against the side of the building, touching an electrical line.
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