Electric worker shocked in Royal Palm Beach

ROYAL PALM BEACH, Fla. - A 29-year-old electric worker was shocked Thursday morning while working on a line in Royal Palm Beach.

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said the worker was in a bucket truck while working at Southern Boulevard and Lamstein Lane.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center by Trauma Hawk in critical condition.

Officials at the scene said the man was talking and coherent, but may need to be transferred to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami for burns.

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