Man Electrocuted at the Walnut Ridge Airport

Walnut Ridge, AR - A man working on lighting at the Walnut Ridge Airport was electrocuted Thursday afternoon.    Walnut Ridge Police tell K8 News 61 year old John David Russell was working on a light near the terminal building at the airport located just north of the city, when he touched the hot wire.  Police believe he died instantly.

They're treating the case as an accident.  Russell worked for Delta Airport Consultants of Little Rock.