Police: Contractor dies after being electrocuted in South Philly

A contractor has died from injuries he sustained while doing electrical work in South Philadelphia Saturday afternoon.

Just after 1:30 p.m., authorities responded to the 2500 block of South Marshall Street, where the 56-year-old man was severely injured.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

No further information has been released at this time.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 29 for updates.