MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - Friends and co-workers are still morning the loss of an MLGW lineman who was killed while on-the-job earlier this week.
Thursday, Earnest Holliday spoke death of his co-worker, 42-year-old Reggie Payne, who was killed in a job-related accident Tuesday.
"I've known Reggie for over 20 years, and it's a tragic situation," Holliday said.
Payne was a crew leader and lineman in Electric Distribution. Tuesday afternoon, he and another employee were performing routine transmission maintenance off Highway 51 in Millington when part of a pole fell and struck him.
The other worker was also injured.