Bucket truck worker nearly electrocuted by power lines in Magnolia

March 23, 2013 7:31:09 PM PDT
A bucket truck worker is in critical condition after being nearly electrocuted while helping escort an oversized load through Magnolia.

The worker's job was to use the truck to lift up power lines so the oversized loads can safely cross. But according to police, the truck somehow came into contact with an active power line.

The worker was shocked and caught on fire.

Emergency crews rushed to the scene and transported the victim to Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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