LAUREL, Del. (CBS/AP) — Police say a man was killed in Delaware after his dump truck struck a power line. Delaware State Police said the accident occurred around 3:45 p.m. Friday on the  31000 block of Jestice Farm Road in Laurel.

Police said Bryan Dukes was unloading cargo from a dump truck when the vehicle hit a power line. The power line caught fire and fell to the ground, police said.

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Police said Dukes was “struck by electricity” after he exited the vehicle and touched his truck. He was transported to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Police said Dukes, 30, lived in Easton, Maryland.

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