- Associated Press - Friday, October 24, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man has been hospitalized in life-threatening condition after getting tangled in power lines while trying to change a window in Jacksonville.

Sgt. Charles Apelgren of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says the man was elevated in a bucket lift when he got tangled in the lines Friday afternoon.

Apelgren tells The Florida Times-Union (https://bit.ly/1D9dhXV ) that the man suffered severe burns.

The victim was flown from Jacksonville to a Gainesville hospital. His name was not released.


Information from: The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union, https://www.jacksonville.com



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