Man Killed By Electrocution From Downed Power Line
Saturday, August 13, 2022

Jonesville, MI – A 28-year-old man was killed by a downed power line near Jonesville this week.

The Michigan State Police say Derreck John Michael Dobbs, of Jonesville, was found dead Tuesday, August 9th. Troopers were responding to assist Jonesville Firefighters who were called to the 2000 block of Chicago Road, northeast of Jonesville.

An initial investigation of the scene determined Dobbs, who lived in the area, came into contact with a downed power line, leading to his death.

In addition, a 25-year-old woman, also from Jonesville, was injured and hospitalized in the same incident.

The circumstances behind Dobbs’ death are still under investigation.


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