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Illinois man killed in welding accident

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An autopsy is expected Tuesday on the body of a southern Illinois man following a welding accident.

That's according to WFIW radio in Fairfield.

It happened Monday afternoon at a home on Route 15.

22-year-old Mike Adams, of Mill Shoals, was apparently electrocuted while operating the machine.

He was rushed to the hospital just after noon and was declared dead around one o'clock in the ER.

Adams was working as an independent contractor.

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