MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 51-year-old siding contractor was electrocuted Monday while working on a home in Fridley, police said.

Emergency crews responded to the electrocution at 2:20 p.m. on the 1000 block of 54th Avenue Northeast.

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Crews took the contractor to Unity Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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Xcel Energy personnel were at the house when the electrocution occurred. Xcel Energy spokeswoman Mary Sandok said Xcel workers were at the house to “de-energize service to the building in advance of the contractor’s work.”

She said Xcel Engery is fully cooperating with authorities in their investigation.

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The electrocution is being investigated by Fridley police, the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office, and OSHA.