Photo of the area where the deadly accident happened in Stevens County
UPDATE: KHQ has confirmed that an inmate was electrocuted. Officials are calling this a very tragic situation. We're awaiting more details from authorities.
UPDATE: There was an industrial death on Cemetery Rd. about 3 miles south of Springdale on Monday. Authorities tell us that trees that were close to power lines were being thinned at the time of the accident.
Officials with Stevens Co. Sheriff's Office and DNR say they cannot confirm at this point if the worker was electrocuted or that one of the trees came in contact with a power line.
Right now authorities are trying to notify next of kin of the deceased worker. Investigators have been called into the scene to figure out exactly what happened. Avista is also investigating.
STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - Stevens County emergency crews are responding to a possible electrocution in a rural area just south of Springdale. We're working on getting you more details. Look for updates here on KHQ.com, Facebook and our Twitter news feed throughout the day.
Thursday, December 5 2013 9:19 PM EST2013-12-06 02:19:22 GMT
UPDATE: On Thursday two people were arrested after a high speed chase. It ended in the area of 13th & Lindeke near Hwy. 195.>>
UPDATE: On Thursday two people were arrested after a high speed chase. It ended in the area of 13th & Lindeke near Hwy. 195. Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies tell KHQ that the male driver rammed at least 2 patrol vehicles before being taken into custody. >>>SEND BREAKING NEWS PHOTOS TO PIX@KHQ.COM| >>
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Tuesday afternoon the North Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force arrested 22-year-old Michael Anthony Sanchez in connection with the robbery of the Dominos Pizza that happened in Hayden back on November 15th. In a press release issued Thursday afternoon, the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office did not elaborate on details of the arrest.>>