PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. — Officials have now identified the person who was electrocuted Tuesday afternoon in Johnson County.
The incident took place near 79th and State Line just before 1:30 p.m.
Police tell FOX4 the victim was doing contract work and was in a cherry picker when he made contact with a power line.
The victim, identified as 48-year-old Michael T. Young, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Evergy was on scene inspecting the power lines.
Police are continuing to investigate the incident.