Iowa Man Dies While Working On Microwave

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Authorities say a northwest Iowa man was electrocuted while trying to fix a microwave oven.

The Buena Vista County sheriff's office says 32-year-old Hugo Poroj-Ramos, of Lakeside, was working on the microwave Saturday morning when he was shocked.

He was taken to a Storm Lake hospital where he was pronounced dead.

An investigation is under way into what happened.

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