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October 9, 2018


Boom truck hits power lines in Flagler, electrocuting 2 workers

PALM COAST, Fla. – Two construction workers were electrocuted Monday in an industrial accident in Flagler County, sheriff’s officials said. The men died around 8:30 a.m. on Sebastian Court in Palm Coast. According to Flagler Sheriff Rick Staly, Nomad LLC, a subcontractor, was laying concrete foundation for a new house when a boom truck struck a power line. Both men were killed instantly from 13,000 volts of electricity, Staly said. Their names have not been released.

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