Lake Havasu City Police Detectives have been on scene at Lake Havasu High School after witnesses heard an explosion from the mechanical room and found an electrical worker unconscious and not breathing. “Immediate attempts to resuscitate the victim were unsuccessful” says Sgt. Chad Williams, “the man was later pronounced dead at the hospital. The man was working on a new cooling system and was the only person in the room at the time of the incident.
Police have not yet identified the man. The incident was a result of an electrical accident, however investigators are still looking into the exact cause.
No other injuries were reported.
Detectives began clearing the scene at 1:58 PM.
UPDATE at 4:30 PM — Deceased has been identified by Lake Havasu City Police as Andrew Christopher Hayes (34) of Lake Havasu