Man electrocuted at El Paso airport

POSTED: 03:21 PM MDT Jul 10, 2013    UPDATED: 09:19 PM MST Jan 15, 2014 
EL PASO, Texas -

A 22-year-old man was killed early Tuesday morning when he was electrocuted at the El Paso International Airport.

El Police responded to the airport at 4 a.m. Tuesday and found Cheyenne Rhoades of Avinger, Texas receiving medical treatment. Rhoades was transported to University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Rhoades was an electrical contractor doing electrical work under the east concourse of the airport when he was found lying on the ground.

An autopsy revealed Rhoades died from being electrocuted.

Flights and security were not negatively affected during this incident, according to airport officials.