A worker at a construction site in Montgomery County died Tuesday after he was shocked and fell into a trench, authorities said.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piriginer said personnel responded to a construction site at Wilmet Road and Ewing Drive in Bethesda about 12:20 p.m. after a worker was shocked when an articulating boom he was operating probably came in contact with overhead power line.

After he was el shocked, the worker fell into a trench and later died of his injuries, Piringer said. The man’s name was not released, and Piringer said police would conduct a death investigation.

Another worker injured in the incident was transported to a hospital and is expected to be treated and released, according to Piringer.

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