25-year-old Byram man electrocuted near Terry identified - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

25-year-old Byram man electrocuted near Terry identified

A 25-year-old Byram man was killed after he was electrocuted near Terry. Source: HCSO A 25-year-old Byram man was killed after he was electrocuted near Terry. Source: HCSO
25-year-old Christopher Bias died after being electrocuted in Terry. Souce: Facebook 25-year-old Christopher Bias died after being electrocuted in Terry. Souce: Facebook
HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Hinds County Sheriff’s officials have identified a Byram man who died after being electrocuted as 25-year-old Christopher Bias.

Major Pete Luke said a dump truck loaded with asphalt touched an overhead power line causing the truck to be electrically charged. 

"This appears to be a tragic accident", said Luke.

A paving company was working on a private driveway on Ford Road near Terry when the accident occurred around 6:15 Thursday.

Co-workers attempted CPR on the victim, but he did not respond.

The Hinds County Coroner was called to the scene.

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