Worker at Waikoloa resort electrocuted

Worker at Waikoloa resort electrocuted

WAIKOLOA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 34-year-old man died Wednesday as the result of an industrial accident at a Waikoloa resort.

South Kohala officers responding to an 8:44 a.m. call learned that a subcontractor had been doing renovations at the resort on the 69-400 block of Waikoloa Beach Drive when he suffered a fatal electric shock.

The man was taken to North Hawaii Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:40 a.m.

He has been identified as Aaron Barrett of Honokaa.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine the exact cause of death.

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