- Associated Press - Thursday, February 6, 2014

BENTON, La. (AP) - A man is dead and two others have been injured in an electrical accident at Cypress Black Bayou Park in Benton.

The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office says 34-year-old Brandon Beaver, of Shreveport, was killed by an electrical shock Thursday while working on a ground-level transformer. Deputy Josh Cagle says two other men, one an electrical contractor and the other a park employee, were injured in the incident that occurred around 11 a.m.

The sheriff’s office says the surviving victims are being treated at area hospitals. Cagle, in a news release, described the injuries as non-life-threatening. Their names were not released.


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