Construction worker shocked by downed power line - FOX34 Lubbock

Construction worker shocked by downed power line

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

A construction worker is in the hospital after being shocked when an eighteen-wheeler raised its trailer into an overhead power line.

It happened at a construction site near FM 1294 just north of the Lubbock airport.

The line that was hit fell on the construction worker causing critical injuries.

The power line belongs to Xcel energy, but LP&L crews responded because it was considered an emergency situation.

No additional details have been released. 

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