Utility worker struck by line, dies near Santee
SANTEE, S.C. (AP) — A 45-year-old utility lineman replacing a pole in a residential area in Santee has died after a power line snapped and struck the man.
The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reported Thursday (http://bit.ly/KBofsI ) that Orangeburg County chief deputy coroner Sean Fogle identified the man as Timothy Ulmer of North.
Fogle says Ulmer died at the scene Wednesday afternoon. Fogle says an autopsy will be conducted to determine the exact cause of death. Fogle says Ulmer was a lineman with Sumter Utilities.
Information from: The Times & Democrat, http://www.timesanddemocrat.com
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