Update: Worker killed in accidental electrocution in Birmingham identified

Update:The worker has been identified as 61 year old Harlen Miles of Jasper, AL.


A construction worker died Wednesday after being accidentally electrocuted in Birmingham.

The victim, a Star Construction employee, was killed while working in an alley near the 3700 block of 6th Avenue South at around 11:30 a.m. Birmingham police and fire responded to the scene and a crew from Alabama Power arrived a short time later.

The man's identity is being withheld until all family has been notified. It is unknown at this time what caused the accident.

ABC 33/40 will continue to follow this story and provide updates as more information is made available.