Jaipur: A lineman of State electricity department, who was correcting a fault in a high tension line, was electrocuted on Sunday in Rajasthan’s Nagaur district, 287 km from here.

The mishap occurred in Khojas village under Khunkhuna police station area when the lineman identified as Jalu Khan accidentally touched a live wire while correcting the fault, the sources said.

Locals rushed him to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead, they said.