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Man Died In Utility Accident Monday in Adair County

A Russell County man died Monday in a utility accident in Adair County, sheriff Josh Brockman told 99.9 The Big Dawg that Hayden Robertson age 22 was struck by a utility pole during the unloading of poles near highway 768 and 92 at a construction site.  

Brockman said that the investigation reveals that Robertson along with another crew member was attempting to unload a 30 ft utility pole, the poles vary in size with an approximate weight of 900 lbs to 1200 lbs, the crew was part of A&C Communications Corperation a business out of Cumberland County KY who specializes in utilities, the company was working on setting out utility poles to be installed at later date .  Robertson was pronounced dead at the scene

The investigation is ongoing by Sheriff Brockman who was assisted on scene by Adair County EMS , Columbia Adair County Fire and Coroner Todd Akin .