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Power line shock: Hawaiian Electric worker in critical condition

MILILANI (HawaiiNewsNow) - An investigation is underway to determine how a Hawaiian Electric Company worker got tangled up in a power line, and nearly electrocuted.

Emergency crews found the man with burns on his body in an area of Wailawa Road.

He was rushed to Straub Hospital in critical condition.

A HECO spokesperson says the man in his 40s and other crew members were repairing an electric line.

The worker is expected to remain in the hospital overnight for treatment.

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