Man working on new Tesla charging station found dead

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A man who was working on a new Tesla Motors auto charging station in Norfolk has died.

Multiple media outlets report that emergency personnel arrived at Janaf Shopping Yard on Tuesday morning and pronounced the man dead.

A Tesla spokesman wrote in an email that there had been an accident involving an electrical contractor. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has not yet determined the man's cause of death. Authorities said the man's identity will not be released until his family is notified.

The station, in the shopping center parking lot, was expected to open Wednesday. Tesla spokesman Will Nicholas says the opening has been postponed.

Tesla is building a network of recharging stations nationwide. Tesla owners can use the stations at no cost.

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