Worker electrocuted at Southwest Michigan substation

Cass County, Michigan, USA: A 53-year-old man working at a substation under construction south of Dowagiac was electrocuted in an accident Friday, May 31, police said.

Cass County sheriff’s deputies said Steven E. Smith of Michigan City, Indiana died after receiving a severe shock while working on overhead power lines.

The substation, located on White Street in Howard Township, is operated by American Electric Power.