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Saturday, June 22, 2013, 10:42 a.m.

A Clarion County man died early Saturday after he electrocuted while trying to repair a power line that had been knocked down by a falling tree, according to the Armstrong County coroner's office.

Michael Eugene Over, 52, of Over Road in New Bethlehem accidently grabbed the live line, said Armstrong County Deputy Coroner Brian Myers.

Myers pronounced Over dead at the scene at 3:50 a.m.

Over worked for Central Electric Cooperative of Parker. He responded to a call to 304 Mudd Lane in Perry, Armstrong County.

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