Duck River Electric lineman killed after bucket catches fire while working
COFFEE COUNTY, Tenn.--A Duck River Electric lineman died on Monday while repairing a line in Coffee County.
The Coffee County Sheriff's Office confirms lineman Ray Dean Batey was working on a line located on Norton Branch Road when his bucket caught fire.
Batey is believed to have jumped from the bucket but died from his injuries.
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