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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Beloved Fort Thomas Man Dies in Tragic Accident While Working in Covington

A Fort Thomas man died while working in Covington on Wednesday.

Charles Buckler, 46, was in a cherry picker completing some tuck pointing work when he was electrocuted after coming into contact with a high voltage transmission line, according to Covington Police. The fatal accident happened in the 600 block of Altamont Road. He is believed to have died instantly.

Covington Fire Department responded at around 1:40 p.m. and contacted Duke Energy to assist on the scene.

Buckler has deep roots in Fort Thomas. With a wife and five children, a GoFundMe fundraiser has been established to help with unexpected expenses.

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He and his wife, Michelle, had previously owned The Candy Cottage in Fort Thomas from 2010 to 2012, located at 3 N. Fort Thomas Avenue.

1 comment:

  1. So sorry for this loss experienced by the Buckler family.