Kenneth Epperson-ICE PLANT WORKER KILLED BY SHOCK
Posted By: Cheryl Locher Moonen (email)
Date: 3/15/2015 at 20:44:57
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
ICE PLANT WORKER
KILLED BY SHOCK
Ottumwa, Ia. - (U. P.) - Kenneth Epperson, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. V. W. Epperson, Glenwood, Mo., was electrocuted last Monday while working at the Ottumwa Ice Company plant.
Fellow workers, who pulled the youth from the wire, said the accident happened when Epperson stepped onto a tank to replace a live wire which had fallen from a pulley.
Fireman used an inhalator on the youth for 20 minutes.
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