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2 injured, 1 dead in electrical accident at Cypress Black Bayou Recreation Area

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Two people have been injured and another died from his injuries after an electrical accident in Benton, Louisiana.

Bossier deputies were called to Cypress Black Bayou Recreation Area shortly after 11:00 a.m. Thursday after a report of an electrical accident. 

Brandon Beaver, 34, of Shreveport, was killed by an electrical shock while working on a ground-level transformer. Two other men, one an electrical contractor and the other a park employee, were injured in the accident. Both men were taken to area hospitals with what are described as non life-threatening injuries. 

Bossier Sheriff's Investigators have deemed the incident as a "tragic accident."

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