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Richard "Rick" Washburn

Questions remain in electrocution death of Aitkin man

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An investigation continues into the death of an Aitkin man who died after being electrocuted Oct. 4 on a job site near Wright.

Richard Roy Washburn, 30, worked for Ulland Brothers at the time of the accident.


According to Carlton County Transportation Director Wayne Olson, Washburn was working on the same culvert-replacement project as the two Carlton County surveyors who died in a traffic accident on their way to the job site Oct. 1.

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