Tennessee man dies while working in Texas for Harvey relief

Flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey surrounds buildings in Sabine Pass, Texas, next to the Gulf of Mexico, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Tennessee man died in Texas on Tuesday while helping with Hurricane Harvey relief.

The Victoria County Sheriff’s Office in Texas told News 2 Lachlan Brain died during an accident while working as an electric power lineman.

He graduated from Franklin County High School, where he played football, in 2013. His former principal Roger Alsup confirmed his death to News 2.

Further details on Brain and his death weren’t immediately known.

A candlelight vigil will be held on Friday, Sept. 8 at 8 p.m. at the new Franklin County High School football stadium.

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