Montgomery County

Utility worker found dead after electrocution report in Montgomery County

A 39-year-old man was found dead when officers responded to Ashton Road on Tuesday


A utility worker was found dead after an electrocution was reported Tuesday in Montgomery County, Maryland, authorities say.

Montgomery County police were called to the 200 block of Ashton Road at about noon. When they arrived, they found that a 39-year-old man had died. His name was not immediately released, pending notification of his family.

The man's death is being investigated as accidental.

Images from Chopper4 show emergency crews and workers in the area. Roads nearby were still closed as of mid-afternoon.

Stay with NBC Washington for more details on this developing story.

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