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Worker In Bucket Truck Shocked By Power Line

Worker In Bucket Truck Shocked By Power Line

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A man installing fiber optic lines suffered an electrical shock Tuesday afternoon in Ivy. The victim is being treated at UVA Hospital for burns. It happened at around 1 p.m. on Morgantown Road. Albemarle Fire & Rescue officials say the worker was in a bucket truck that came in contact with a power line. The surge of electricity also caught the truck below on fire.

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