Madison County Coroner Stephen P. Nonn says the investigation continues into a work-related accident Thursday morning, August 13 that occurred in Alhambra and resulted in the death of a waterproofing contractor from Germantown.
34 year old Geoffrey L. Walthes was working atop scaffolding at a worksite at East Main Street and Wall Street in Alhambra when he came into contact with live power lines and then subsequently fell to the ground below.
Alhambra Fire Department and Alhambra-Hamel Emergency Medical Service were called to the scene and Walthes was taken to the emergency department of St. Joseph Hospital in Highland where he was pronounced dead.
Funeral services for 34 year old Geoffrey L. Walthes of Germantown were conducted last week. Click HERE to view obituary information.