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Worker shocked by live wire in Palm Beach County

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Posted at 12:52 PM, Sep 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-18 13:21:14-04

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. — A worker was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday after getting shocked by a live wire.

According to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, crews responded to Palm Beach Aggregates, a construction and mining company located at 20125 Southern Blvd. in Loxahatchee, around 11 a.m. after receiving reports of a possible electrocution.

Fire Rescue officials said a worker had been using an excavating machine when he came in contact with a live wire and was shocked.

The injured worker was flown to a local trauma hospital by TraumaHawk. His condition is unknown.