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- MemberNovember 1, 2014 at 2:57 am
Sign Maker Electrocuted, Pell City, Alabama
A Tuscaloosa man was electrocuted Thursday night while working on a store sign in Pell City.
St. Clair County Coroner Dennis Russell identified the victim as 38-year-old Jerry Henderson. The accident happened about 5 p.m. at the shopping center on Martin Street South.
Henderson and another man, both employees of a Birmingham company, were working on a Factory Connection sign, Russell said. Henderson was inside the sign when his partner realized he’d been up there too long.
He went up to check on him and found Henderson unresponsive inside. Henderson was pronounced dead on the scene.
An autopsy will be performed but Russell it was clear that Henderson had been electrocuted.