Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ford City man dies while working in Shadyside


Authoritie­s are investigat­ing the death of a Ford City man who was working Thursday at a Shadyside home.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s office said Dakota Marshall, 21, died while working at a residence in the 400 block of Morewood Avenue. The cause and manner of Mr. Marshall’s death had not been determined.

A spokeswoma­n with the city’s Bureau of Public Safety said Mr. Marshall was “moving planks when he was exposed to electricit­y.”

She said Mr. Marshall was pronounced dead at UPMC Shadyside.

Christophe­r Robinson, the U.S. Occupation­al Safety and Heath Administra­tion’s director for its Pittsburgh office, said OSHA also was investigat­ing.

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