While attempting to restore electricity to cooperative members after Thursday evening’s winter storm, a lineworker from Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative was killed in an electrical contact incident on Friday. Let’s see How did Blake Rodgers die and about the Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative lineman tragedy in detail.
How did Blake Rodgers die?
According to the Facebook page of the Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative, apprentice lineworker Blake Rodgers, 22, passed away on Friday after coming into touch with electricity.
The incident happened around 10:15 a.m. in Lawrence County, Ohio, close to Pedro.
The statement read,
Blake Rodgers, 22, an apprentice lineworker with the cooperative, passed away following the incident that occurred just outside Pedro, in Lawrence County , Ohio, at approximately 10:15 a.m. No further details of the incident are available currently.
Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative is devastated by this loss and asks for the support and privacy of the lineworker’s family and team as they cope with this tragedy.
Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative lineman tragedy
While attempting to restore electricity to Cooperative members following Thursday evening’s winter storm, Blake Rodgers was killed in an electrical contact incident.
There are currently no additional incident details available.
More than 18,821 customers are served by Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative in areas of Athens, Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike, Ross, Scioto, and Vinton counties.
Tributes to Blake Rodgers
Many people expressed their profound sympathies to his family.
Jennifer Meason commented,
“Prayers and support from all of us at Cotton Electric Cooperative in Oklahoma. We are deeply sorry for your loss.”
Chandal Roberts commented,
“Omg I’m so sorry for your loss. Words can’t express how sorry I am. Heartbreaking!”
“I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to his family and friends ”
Barbara bush commented,
“Sending my sincere condolences and comforting prayers to his family and friends. So sorry for your loss.”
One of the worst things anyone can go through in life is losing a loved one. Any journey must have a destination at the end. The person’s time on earth has regrettably come to an end now that they have died.
We wish him eternal peace and send our thoughts and prayers to his loved ones, family, friends. May he rest in peace.
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