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One dies in incident with power lines in Byron

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Byron boom lift

UPDATE 3/27: Authorities have identified the man who died after the boom lift he operating came in contact with power lines in Byron.

According to the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office, the operator of the boom lift was Anthony Streed, 37, of Rochester.

See the full update here.

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UPDATE: The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office has corrected the location of the incident after initially reporting a different business.

BYRON, Minn. (KTTC) -- One person died Thursday morning after an elevated boom came in contact with power lines in Byron.

According to the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office, the Byron Fire Department responded to a call at Duke Aerial in Byron.

Deputies said someone was on an elevated boom in the area and died at the scene.

Deputies said Xcel Energy had to cut the power so emergency responders could safely get to the person.

Authorities do not know how the person died, but said a medical examiner is at the scene.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is released.

This story has been modified from its original version.

KTTC Staff

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