25-year-old Derby man killed during work accident in Burke

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BURKE — A 25-year-old man from Derby was killed during a work-related accident in Burke on Sunday.

Authorities say they were notified of the incident at an apartment complex on U.S. Route 5 at around 11:15 a.m.

The victim, identified as Casey Driver, was performing roof work for Vincent’s Carpentry of Derby at around 11:15 a.m.

Police say he struck a high-tension power line with a metal ladder, causing an electric shock and a fall of 25 to 30 feet off the roof.

Driver was pronounced deceased on the scene.

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Lyndonville Ambulance was called to the scene.

Police say they are investigating this incident, and no further information is available at this time.

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