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Blackfoot, ID Electricity Accident, Oct 1903

ACCIDENT AT BLACKFOOT

C. J. ANDERSON KILLED BY ELECTRICITY THERE.

Was at Work in Sub-Station and Received Shock from Transformer That Was Entirely Free From Connection With Any Line.

(Special Dispatch to the Statesman.)

BLACKFOOT, Ida., Oct. 21.—C. J. Anderson, aged 24 years, an employe(sic) of the Blackfoot Electric Light & Power company, was instantly killed this morning while at work in the sub-station here. G. R. Fulton, the manager, who was with him at the time, states that the shock was from a static discharge from a transformer that was entirely free from any connection whatever with any line. Anderson was an electrician of experience and has been working for this company three months.

Idaho Statesman, Boise, ID 22 Oct 1903



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