Worker shocked by power line while trimming trees in Virginia Beach

Posted at 1:00 PM, Aug 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-09 13:01:15-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A man working for a tree service company was shocked by a power line while trimming trees in the 1300 block of Olive Blvd.

The worker was on platform equipment when he got shocked and did not fall from a tree.

Medics arrived and took him to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

He is considered to have severe injuries, but is alert and responsive.

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