Abrams man electrocuted in northern Door County

A 27-year old man from Abrams was electrocuted Monday afternoon near Bailey's Harbor.  A linesman contracted with Wisconsin Public Service was working on Powerline upgrades just off Highway 57 on Meadow Road when the incident occurred, according to a Door County Sheriff's Department report.  The man, who works for MJ Electric a national electrical contractor, was stringing lines and was found unconscious by fellow co-workers who with the help of emergency medical technicians were able to restore his breathing by administrating CPR.  Flight-for-Life transferred the man to a Green Bay Hospital where his condition is still not known.  Highway 57 was closed for about three hours on Monday to traffic while the incident was investigated. No further details are available at this time.

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