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er24ANA reports that a man died on Friday morning when he was electrocuted while working on a transformer in Langerand near Vereeniging.  

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring indicated:  "Upon inspection, paramedics found the man lying in the middle of the road, his colleagues performing CPR on him.  Paramedics quickly assessed the man and found that he had sustained serious burn wounds and had already succumbed to his injuries.  Unfortunately, nothing could be done for the man and he was declared dead."  He went on to indicate that it was understood that the man had been working on a transformer when he was electrocuted.  His colleagues apparently managed to retrieve him and immediately began performing CPR on him.

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