Odessa Man Electrocuted

By Staff Report

NewsWest 9

ODESSA- The identity of the Odessa man who was electrocuted yesterday in Martin County has now been released.

24-year-old Dale Akin was putting a power line up around 2:00, Tuesday afternoon.He was working on FM 26 near the community of Knott.

Akin was taken to Martin County Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There's no word yet on what went wrong or what company Akin worked for.