SWEPCO worker, married father of 2, dies on the job

SWEPCO worker, married father of 2, dies on the job
Colder winters means higher electric bills.

(KSLA) - A community is in mourning following the of a death SWEPCO employee on Tuesday.

William "Tommy" Lawrence, 42, of Benton, died while working alone in a residential neighborhood, according to SWEPCO Spokesperson Carey Sullivan.

The cause of Lawrence's death is under investigation.

He worked for SWEPCO for over 20 years. He leaves behind a wife and two children.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSLA News 12 for updates.

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