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Man electrocuted at Dyersville home


A Dyersville man has died after being electrocuted Friday morning. Officials with the Delaware County Sheriff's Office report 38-year-old Jamie Pottebaum was using an aluminum pole and was attempting to reach the pole top disconnect to reconnect his electric service that had been shut off. He made contact with the 7,200 volt power line and was electrocuted.

Deputies were called to his home at 3137 210th Street in Dyersville around 8 a.m. Friday. Pottebaum was dead when they arrived.

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