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COLESVILLE, N.Y. (AP) Authorities say a Canadian Pacific Railway employee from Pennsylvania has been killed while inspecting a railroad bridge over an upstate New York road.

State police tell the Press & Sun-Bulletin (http://press.sn/1fgcAjm ) that 39-year-old Thomas Tarchak of Simpson, Pa., was conducting elevated train bridge measurements Monday in the Broome town of Colesville when he came into contact with a power line and was electrocuted.

Troopers say he was working in a bucket truck under elevated tracks over Route 235, about 15 miles east of Binghamton.

Police say he was working with three other railway employees. A spokesman for the company says the incident is being investigated.

New York state Department of Labor officials say the investigation will be handled by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration office in Syracuse.

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Information from: Press & Sun-Bulletin, http://www.pressconnects.com