Capt. Matt Rice with the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office confirmed on Thursday afternoon that a 20-year-old Greenbrier man was electrocuted and later pronounced dead.


According to reports, Justin Robinson was working as an electrician, stripping wire in the kitchen area of a new construction site at 41 Church Circle in Greenbrier at the time he was shocked.


FCSO deputies and MEMS responded to the call around 12:30 p.m.


Robinson was transported to Conway Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.


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