Oncor crew worker injured; Causes power outage in Rusk

 RUSK (KYTX) - An Oncor worker was injured Wednesday when he attempted to change out a power pole in Rusk.

A spokesman for Oncor tells CBS 19, an electrical flash occurred injuring the worker. The crew worker was airlifted to Dallas Parkland Hospital Burns Center, and is condition is unknown at this time.

As a result of the accident, electricity to some 1,100 residents in the City of Rusk were affected.

Crews are out this afternoon attempting to restore power at this time.


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